Man Accused Of Shooting At Fayetteville Officer Arrested

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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A man accused of shooting at a Fayetteville police officer Tuesday (Jan. 17) was booked into the Washington County Detention Center Friday.

Leroy James, 36, is being held on suspicion of first-degree battery, jail records show.

According to Sgt. Craig Stout, police responded to 21655 Saddlehorn Avenue at 4:42 a.m. Tuesday for a disturbance call. When officers arrived, a man ran out of the home and fired shots at an officer on scene.

Stout said the officer was not injured.

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