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Petty charged with attempted murder
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A 54-year-old local man who was shot after allegedly aiming a rifle at members of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department in the early morning hours of May 23 last year has been indicted on two counts of attempted first-degree murder.Randall Gerald Petty was arrested by agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Wednesday after the DeKalb County Grand Jury returned a sealed indictment against him last week.Petty suffered several gunshot wounds when Detective Jeremy Taylor and Deputy Erik Russell were dispatched to investigate a 911 call reporting shots being fired at 255 Petty Road. “At 11:53 p.m. dispatch got a call of multiple gunshots and yelling in the area of Adcock Cemetery Road,” the Sheriff Patrick Ray said after the incident. “A deputy and detective responded to the call.

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