OZARK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer who was critically injured after being shot repeatedly whereas on obligation in 2019 has been arrested on a home violence cost, information shops reported Thursday.
Samuel Yoh, 45, of Ozark was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after Ozark police responded to a home disturbance. He was charged with third-degree home violence with harassment and held within the Dale County Jail.
An lawyer representing Yoh in a separate civil lawsuit didn’t instantly return an electronic mail in search of remark.
Yoh was shot six occasions on Dec. 12, 2019, whereas answering a name whereas working for the Ozark Police Division. Three photographs struck him within the head, authorities stated on the time.
After what police described as a miraculous restoration, Yoh recovered and returned to obligation. He was working for the Newton Police Division on the time of the arrest and has been positioned on depart, WDHN-TV reported.
Court docket information present Yoh filed go well with in search of employee compensation advantages earlier this yr towards town of Ozark over accidents he suffered within the capturing to the pinnacle, an ankle and an arm. The town is preventing the declare and has denied Yoh was damage whereas performing duties within the scope of his work.
The person who allegedly shot Yoh was killed by police on the scene.
Ozark, dwelling of the Military’s Fort Rucker helicopter coaching base, is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Montgomery.
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