Brooklyn man pleads guilty to burglarizing Maspeth home

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Felix Perez | Photo: NY State Department of Corrections

A 38-year-old Brooklyn man is facing up to 16 years behind bars after pleading guilty to burglarizing a Maspeth home.

Felix Perez, of Crown Heights faces a lengthy incarceration as a mandatory persistent felon stemming from an August 1 burglary on 66th Street.

According to police, on Monday, August 1, they responded to a 9-1-1 call of a burglary in progress at the 66th Street home, sometime in the afternoon.

When police entered the home, they observed Perez inside the residence. A physical altercation ensued and the defendant was shot in the upper thigh but managed to flee. He was apprehended about a block from the home.

Perez will face sentencing on October 13.

Earlier this year, the NY Post reported that Perez is suing the NYPD over the shooting. 

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