July 6, 2020–11:30 a.m.
FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS
A Lindale man is facing multiple charges after allegedly getting a hold of a police officer’s gun during an altercation on Sunday.
According to Floyd County Jail records, 30-year old Steven Ejisimekwu fired a round from the weapon as officers were still fighting with him.
He also allegedly took a taser from one of the officers.
Police had responded to the Avenue C residence in reference to a domestic altercation in which Ejisimekwu reportedly struck the victim while holding a knife.
He also tried to prevent the victim from calling 911 and broke the victim’s cell phone.
Ejisimekwu is charged with four counts of aggravated assault, two counts of removing a weapon from a public official, six counts of felony obstruction of officers, hindering a person from making a 911 call, simple assault, simple battery, and criminal trespass.
He was also charged with aggravated stalking for violating a conditional bond ordering him to have no contact with the victim.