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Man charged with trying to shoot Crisp Co. deputy

A man was arrested after officials said he tried to shoot a Crisp County deputy. (Source: Cordele Police Department) A man was arrested after officials said he tried to shoot a Crisp County deputy. (Source: Cordele Police Department)
The deputy tased the man during a struggle and got the gun away from him. (Source: Cordele Police Department) The deputy tased the man during a struggle and got the gun away from him. (Source: Cordele Police Department)
CORDELE, GA (WALB) -

A man accused of trying to shoot a Crisp County deputy Tuesday night is now in jail.

David Carter, 56, has been charged with aggravated assault on a peace officer among other charges.

Cordele police said he pulled a gun on a Crisp County deputy inside the Gas N Go on 16th Avenue and attempted to fire, but the gun malfunctioned.

The deputy tased Carter during a struggle and got the gun away from him.

Both of them suffered minor injuries.

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