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.