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POLICE: Louisville man charged with trying to murder police officers

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Rohmel L. Ross (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Rohmel L. Ross (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been accused of trying to kill six police officers Thursday night.

According to an arrest report, it happened just after 10:30 p.m. at a home near the corner of S. 35th Street and River Park Drive, not far from the Shawnee Community Center.

Police say the Louisville Metro Police SWAT team was there to execute a search warrant. SWAT officers announced their presence several times, according to the arrest report.

That's when police say 22-year-old Rohmel L. Ross responded by pulling a .40 caliber Glock and firing it at the SWAT officers, who were near the front door.

Police then entered the home and took Ross into custody.

Inside the home, they allegedly found suspected crack cocaine, multiple large bags of marijuana, a digital scale and other drug paraphernalia.

Police say they also found a .40 caliber Glock, an AK-47 rifle and assorted ammo. Ross had been released on a previous case on condition that he not have access to any firearms, according to the arrest report.

Ross was arrested and charged with -- among other things -- six counts of attempted murder of a police officer, enhanced trafficking in a controlled substance and enhanced trafficking in marijuana.

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