Indiana judge shot during fight 1 of 3 people facing...

Mail Online | 6/28/2019 | Associated Press
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One of two Indiana judges shot in the wee hours outside a fast-food restaurant was charged Friday with battery for his role in the May fight.

The Marion County prosecutor announced grand jury indictments against three people, including Clark County Judge Andrew Adams, 47, about two months after an argument turned violent outside a White Castle in Indianapolis.

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Judge Adams, along with another Clark County Judge Bradley Jacobs, were shot just before 3:30am outside a White Castle restaurant in Indianapolis.

They were in the city for a work-related conference.

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Their injuries were serious but not life-threatening, and authorities don't believe they were targeted because of their jobs.

41-year-old Brandon Kaiser and 23-year-old Alfredo Vazquez were each charged with two felony counts of battery and other misdemeanors.

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The alleged gunman, Brandon Kaiser, was charged with aggravated battery, battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes. Jacobs wasn't indicted.

Adams is accused of hitting or wrestling Alfredo Vazquez 'in a rude, insolent, or angry manner,' according to the indictment.

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He is also charged with kicking Brandon Kaiser. The disorderly conduct is for fighting the men, according to the indictment.

It wasn't immediately known if the three men had attorneys who could comment on the charges.

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Initially, authorities arrested Kaiser and Vazquez in connection with the shooting, but subsequently dropped the charges, saying that more investigation was needed.

Vazquez is alleged to have told police he stopped fighting, because he hit one of the men too...
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