Sunday, December 21, 2014

A Man is Charged with Striking an Officer with a Vehicle
By CBS-8 Reporter

A man is behind bars after police say he assaulted an officer.

41 year old Orlando Walker is charged with felony assault after police say he struck an officer with his vehicle in Selma.

It all started when police responded to a disturbance between a male and a female in the 1300 block of Highland Avenue in Selma just after 9 o'clock last night.

Instead of giving the officer his information police say Walker tried to drive away. When the officer attempted to stop him police say Walker struck the officer with his car.  The officer then fired a shot into Walker's vehicle.

Walker was not injured. He was taken into police custody.

The officer was taken to a local hospital for knee injuries.