Mont Clare man shot in arm by police after firing at officers in Montgomery Co.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Montgomery County District Lawyer’s Workplace reviews the arrest of the person they are saying shot a number of occasions at law enforcement officials. 

62-year-old David Naumenko of Mont Clare was arrested for tried homicide after the DA says he shot a number of occasions at law enforcement officials Wednesday throughout an incident on the Meadows Residences in Higher Windfall Township.

It occurred simply earlier than 3 a.m. when police responded to a report of behavioral/psychiatric emergency. The caller reported that Naumenko was having a psychological breakdown, has weapons and was leaving their residence. The member of the family additionally instructed dispatchers that Naumenko was innocent. 

The DA’s workplace says upon arrival, an Higher Windfall police officer positioned a white Silverado pickup truck with Naumenko and his spouse within the passenger seat.

A report says the officer exited his marked police car with its lights on and approached on foot, calling to Naumenko. The officer noticed Naumenko lean into the car, and the officer ran for canopy as Naumenko stood up and commenced firing on the officer, the report continued to say. 

Police say Naumenko fired a number of photographs. One grazed the again of the police officer’s uniform and struck his radio twine, disabling his police radio.

Authorities say after firing the photographs, Naumenko drove his truck down Meadowview Lane and encountered a second Higher Windfall Police car arriving. He fired photographs on the car, hanging it a number of occasions. The officer exited the police car and sought cowl behind different autos.

The second Higher Windfall police officer referred to as for backup and was capable of get Naumenko’s spouse to security. 

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A Limerick Township Police Corporal arrived as photographs continued to be fired by Naumenko, the report continued to say. 

The Limerick officer was capable of entry a second-story residence. As Naumenko reloaded his weapon, the Limerick officer took one shot, hitting him within the higher proper arm, inflicting him to fall to the bottom.

Members of the Montgomery County S.W.A.T. Western Area noticed Naumenko mendacity in a grassy space, officers moved in and took Naumenko into custody,

Naumenko was handled on the scene earlier than being taken to the hospital for therapy.

A number of firearms and packing containers of ammunition had been discovered by detectives within the inside and the mattress of Naumenko’s truck in addition to at his residence. Naumenko doesn’t have a allow to hold firearms.

Naumenko was arrested and charged with two counts of tried homicide of a legislation enforcement officer, assault of legislation enforcement officer, aggravated assault, risking disaster and different associated expenses.

He was arraigned and brought to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. Bail is ready at $2 million money.

A preliminary listening to is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on March 25.