Preston man charged with shooting at police

PRESTON, Idaho (AP) – A 35-year-old Preston man is facingcharges after police said he fired five rounds at two policeofficers who had responded to a domestic violence call. Jacob Ray Johnson is charged with two counts of attemptedfirst-degree murder of a peace officer and two counts of injury toa child. He was being held in the Caribou County jail on $1 millionbail. A preliminary hearing is set for May 6. Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow says two officers knocked on aside door at Johnson’s house Saturday night to announce theirpresence. When they heard no response, they opened the unlockeddoor. Sparrow says Johnson fired at the officers, with some of therounds missing them by less than a foot. The officers called for backup. Johnson eventually surrendered.

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