Lima, OH (WIMA) -- A Lima man who was involved in an attempt to take his own life in front of the Lima Police Department was sentenced on Thursday.


John Heffner appeared before Judge Jeffrey Reed in common pleas court- after reaching a plea agreement on one count of felonious assault.


Heffner apologized for the incident that took place in March of 2013.


Heffner received a 3 year prison sentence.

He was assessed no monetary fines- but was ordered to pay court costs.

He will get credit for 325 days already served.