Several arrested after police say shots fired at SWAT situation on Vim Drive
The early morning standoff that ended with several officers sent to the hospital.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Several people were arrested Tuesday after police say officers were shot at and exposed to chemicals in a SWAT situation off Preston Highway near Gilmore Lane.
Officers at a house on Vim Drive around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to serve a narcotics warrant. Police say that when SWAT officers went inside, they were shot at, but no one was hit. Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says none of the officers returned fire.
Mitchell did say several members of the team had been exposed to some type of chemical inside the house. They where treated and evaluated at the scene.
"It was just crazy," said neighbor Lisa Graves. "Look out, and you see all the police ... the SWAT team."
There were four adults, two teenagers and two children inside the home, according to police. Police say they also found "multiple marijuana plants growing in the back yard, as well as marijuana in multiple stages of growth inside the house."
In total, police say they found 57 plants.
Arrest reports show that four adults were arrested. They include 37-year-old Walter Lee Hudson Jr., his wife, 35-year-old Candy Hudson, their son, 20-year-old Donavin Hudson and their son's girlfriend, 23-year-old Carlee Anderson. They are all charged with cultivating marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Donavin Hudson and Walter Lee Hudson, Jr. are also charged with trafficking in marijuana. Police say Walter Lee Hudson, Jr. admitted to selling a half-pound of marijuana "every week or two."
Police also charged with Walter Lee Hudson, Jr. with possession of a controlled substance after they allegedly found a small amount of methamphetamine in one of his pockets. He is also accused at firing a shot at the officers.
Two juveniles were also arrested at the home. No information on their charges is available, as juvenile records are sealed.
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