Christopher Terry Tandy pleaded guilty today to felony class C Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury, Habitual Felon, and Assault Inflicting Serious Injury on a Detention Employee today for an active sentence of 76–104 months. Charges were initiated February 2021 with Tandy shooting into a vehicle and striking a victim within. The victim approved the plea. Tandy later assaulted a detention officer with a meal tray causing bruising, a broken nose and loose teeth. The detention officer also approved of the terms of plea. Notification of these convictions has been provided to prosecutors in Indiana so that Tandy may be extradited for prosecution on unrelated charges.

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