Last updated 2:21PM ET
October 19, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Deputy shot in Washington County
(2008-04-08)
(WOUB) - Authorities say a deputy sheriff was shot in the face Monday night, leading to an
all-night standoff.

Authorities in Washington County say a man fired at the deputy
and at two other cars, then held off police before being hit with a
stun gun and arrested.

The sheriff says Sgt. Scott Parks was taken to a Columbus
hospital for treatment. He is doing well and may be released today.

The Washington County sheriff says 33-year-old Jason Berecz of
Reno has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer.
Other charges are pending.
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