Man arrested in Tippecanoe County after firing shot at deputy’s vehicle

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Loren Gary

UPDATE (Aug. 10, 2018)– Loren Gary was sentenced to 35 years with 32 to be executed in the Indiana Department of Correction and three years on suspended probation. As a condition of his probation, he’ll spend one year in Community Corrections.

Original story:

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A man is behind bars after Tippecanoe County authorities say he fired a shot at a deputy’s vehicle Saturday night.

The incident occurred late Saturday night after the deputy was dispatched to investigate a man with a gun on Concho Court in Lafayette.

Police say Loren Gary, 45,  fired a single shot into the front of the deputy’s vehicle, causing damage to the squad car.

Gary was taken into custody and transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail.  He is facing a number of preliminary charges, including  attempted murder, intimidation, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, and public intoxication.

The incident remains under investigation.