- Associated Press - Thursday, April 14, 2016

FRANKLIN, Ky. (AP) - A south-central Kentucky grand jury has charged a man with wounding a sheriff’s deputy who was serving a warrant for a domestic violence assault in Franklin.

Kentucky State Police said in a news release Thursday that 28-year-old Ben Wyatt of Franklin was charged in the indictments Wednesday with attempted murder of a police officer, first-degree assault, domestic violence assault and firearms charges. Wyatt was already lodged in the Simpson County jail.

Police say Deputy Eddie Lawson was serving Wyatt with an arrest warrant on March 10 when Wyatt shot Lawson and fled before being apprehended and hospitalized.

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