- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 5, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) - A 31-year-old Auburn man accused of wounding a state Department of Corrections officer during a shootout last month has been indicted on a federal weapons charge.

A criminal complaint filed in federal court says Randy Lee Hall was the subject of an ongoing federal firearms investigation since the spring after he “had been linked to multiple firearms and shots-fired incidents.

The Seattle Times says Hall was charged last week with unlawful possession of a firearm. He isn’t allowed to have guns because of four prior felony convictions.

Hall was hospitalized after being wounded during a June 28 shootout with members of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force outside his Auburn condo complex. They were trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant out of Bellevue.

A DOC spokesman says the wounded officer was released from a Seattle hospital Saturday and is recovering at home.


Information from: The Seattle Times, https://www.seattletimes.com

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