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Felon indicted by grand jury after shooting at deputies

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Eric Harrison (Source: Effingham County Sheriff's Office) Eric Harrison (Source: Effingham County Sheriff's Office)
EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

A convicted felon has been indicted on attempted murder charges for shooting at two deputies in June.

Eric Ramon Harrison, 41, was arrested on June 8 when Effingham County Sheriff's deputies responded to a house on Raccoon Drive in the Foxbow Farms neighborhood on a report of a domestic disturbance involving a man with a gun.

When deputies tried to get Harrison out of the home, he walked outside and fired at the deputies. Harrison returned inside before deputies could return fire.

Harrison surrendered after a brief standoff with deputies.

"This is just one of those cases where it's scary to think there are actually people out there that will be bold enough to fire at a deputy or any other law enforcement officer, and as we've always said, domestic disturbances are some of the most dangerous calls that law enforcement can go out on," said Effingham County Sheriff's deputy David Ehsanipoor.

Harrison was also indicted on two counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, simple battery, family violence and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The indictment, handed down by an Effingham County Grand Jury on Aug. 14, states that Harrison shot a .32 caliber pistol at the two deputies.

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