Man who allegedly shot at deputy released from hospital

(Photo Supllied/Indiana State Police)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A man who allegedly shot at a DeKalb County Deputy, and was shot for his trouble, is out of the hospital and in a jail cell.

Joshua Mumma was pulled over for a traffic stop on April 10th, when a K-9 alerted officers to drugs in the vehicle. According to our partners in news at ABC 21, Mumma pulled out a .38-caliber handgun and aimed it at Deputy Todd McCormick.

The Indiana State Police says that’s when a struggle ensued, with Mumma firing several shots before his gun was knocked out of his hands. He ended up being shot by both McCormick and Garrett Police Officer Alicia Castro.

McCormick suffered injuries to his hands. Both he and Castro were cleared of any wrongdoing.

Mumma is facing attempted murder and drug dealing charges.


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