Police arrest man who shot at paramedics on medical call

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MONTEZUMA, Ga. (AP) – A middle Georgia man could face criminal charges for shooting at paramedics. Montezuma Police Chief Eric Finch tells WMAZ-TV that Jimmy Spradley Jr. was arrested Friday afternoon.

Finch says Macon County paramedics and first responders were approaching a home when someone shot a gun at them. Police officers responded and special response team members entered the home, arresting Spradley.

The police chief says Spradley has a history of mental illness and was taken to a Macon hospital. Charges are pending against Spradley, although Finch did not name them.

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