Jefferson City man indicted for coming at officers with knife

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JEFFERSON CITY (WATE) – A Jefferson City man has been indicted after an incident last December that led to him being shot by a police officer.

James Rose, 56, was indicted by a grand jury last week on two counts of aggravated assault. He was arrested Tuesday.Previous story: Man shot by Jefferson County deputies following knife attack

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says on December 23, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a home on Cora Road in Jefferson City after receiving a report of a disturbance. One person had been cut with a knife.

When officers entered, they said Rose came at them with a knife. One of the deputies fired shots at Rose. He was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries.

Rose is being held in the Jefferson County jail on $30,000 bond.

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