Felon gets 12-year prison deal for botched carjacking
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Police caught John Cottle, 47, after he shot a man after attempting to steal his vehicle in 2016.

An Essex County felon struck a deal with authorities Friday for more than a decade in prison over the shooting of a man during a failed carjacking in Hillside two years ago.

John Cottle, 47, pleaded guilty in Camden federal court to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one count of violation of supervised release for a previous felony, U.S....

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