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Suspect in standoff faces more charges

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A suspect in a standoff last Thursday night faces more charges.

Indiana State Police arrested 31-year-old William Hoffman after he was wounded in a shootout with officers late Thursday night.  On Monday he was charged with attempted murder, attempted aggravated battery, attempted battery with a deadly weapons, intimidation with a deadly weapon, and pointing a firearm.

That's in addition to an original charge of criminal recklessness.

Police say Hoffman went inside after police got to the scene about 8:45 p.m Thursday, and came back out onto the porch with a shotgun.  They say Hoffman began shooting at officers from inside the house about 11 p.m.  Officers returned fire, stormed the house about 3 a.m., and arrested Hoffman.

Hoffman was treated at a Cincinnati hospital for a gunshot wound to his shoulder. 

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