- Associated Press - Sunday, December 21, 2014

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) - The state Court of Appeals has reduced a northern Indiana man’s 13-year sentence for an incident in which he fired shots at police officers during a traffic stop.

The court vacated two of Christopher Duncan’s five convictions Friday for the August 2011 shooting and reduced the 49-year-old Logansport man’s sentence by one year.

The Pharos-Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1zLkEFi ) Duncan fired at officers when he was a passenger in a car pulled over in Logansport for a traffic violation.

His attorney argued Duncan didn’t intentionally fire at officers but did so reflexively after being shot with a stun gun.

Duncan appealed all five of his convictions. The court vacated his convictions for pointing a firearm and identity deception for identifying himself to police and jail staff with a false name.


Information from: Pharos-Tribune, https://www.pharostribune.com

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