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.