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


Loren Gary

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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.

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