Friday, March 17, 2023

Formal charges filed after shootings, manhunt in Crawford County

Formal charges have been filed against the man that allegedly fired at officers and was the subject in a manhunt in Crawford County this month.

The charges come after reported shootings and a manhunt in the Pittsburg area that began late on March 6th and culminated in the arrest of 39 year old Aaron Swink the evening of March 7th.

Prosecutors filed 21 charges against Swink, including four counts of attempted murder in the first degree, one count for aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer with use of a deadly weapon; one count of criminal discharge of a firearm, one count of fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement by engaging in reckless driving; two count of criminal possession of weapon by a felon; one count of aggravated criminal threat to cause terror, evacuation, or disruption, multiple counts of aggravated assault for use of a deadly weapon; multiple counts of criminal threat; and counts of criminal damage to property

Swink is currently being held in Crawford County Jail without bond.

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