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Fight with Gun Results in Two Arrests Made By the Scott County Sheriff's Office

Scott County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Jerry Goodin

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111 South First Street                                                                   Date 09/11/2019

Scottsburg, Indiana 47170


Immediate Release


Fight with Gun Results in Two Arrests Made By the Scott County Sheriff's Office



Scott County-On September 10, 2019, Deputies James Shelton Johnney Coomer and Cory Hulsizer responded to a fight call involving two males on Slateford Road. It was learned that one of the males had a gun. Upon arrival deputies were attempting to subdue a suspect when he began resisting and fighting with them. After a short scuffle the male identified as Christopher Davis, 33, of Lexington subdued by officers and transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for evaluation and treatment from injuries sustained from fighting with the other male prior to deputies arriving. The other male identified as Patrick Riley had an outstanding warrant from Clark County Indiana and after being treated at the Scott Memorial Hospital was released to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Both Deputy Shelton and Coomer were medically evaluated at the Scott Memorial Hospital and released.

On September 11, 2019, charges were filed against Christopher Davis by the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office and an arrest warrant was issued for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Felon, Pointing a Loaded Firearm, Battery Committed with a Deadly Weapon and Resisting Law Enforcement Using or Drawing a Deadly Weapon. After receiving the arrest warrant deputies responded to an address on Slateford Road where Christopher Davis was placed under arrest and transported to the Scott County Jail without incident.

Assisting agencies, Indiana State Police, Austin City Police, Scottsburg City Police Scott County EMS and the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office.

Contact Clark County Sheriff's Office for photo of Patrick Riley

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Contact Sheriff Jerry Goodin at Scott County Sheriff’s Office (812)752-8400

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