Man Indicted In of Shooting Simpson County Deputy

Franklin, KY (WNKY-TV) A Grand Jury has indicted a man who shot a Simpson County Deputy back in March. 28-year-old Ben Wyatt allegedly shot Deputy Eddie Lawson, who returned fire, on March 10th around 3 PM on Cherry Street in Franklin. On Wednesday the Simpson County Grand Jury returned indictments on Wyatt’s charges for attempted murder, assault, menacing, terroristic threatening and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Wyatt’s being held at the Simpson County Detention Center on a $500,000 bond. He’s set to appear in court the first week of May.