- Associated Press - Thursday, September 22, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man who authorities say was shot and wounded while striking a deputy with a car is facing multiple charges.

Local media outlets report that 51-year-old Michael Mainolfi was booked into the Broward County Jail on aggravated battery and six other counts after being released from a hospital Wednesday night.

Deputies said they came to arrest Mainolfi on previous charges Wednesday at a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea motel when he backed his car into a deputy’s vehicle, striking the officer. The deputy then fired, hitting Mainolfi in his upper arm.

Authorities say Mainolfi drove away, but was apprehended at a Fort Lauderdale hospital.

Jail records identify him as white. He was being held on $160,000 bail. No attorney was listed.

The name and race of the deputy wasn’t immediately reported.


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