Suspect accused of shooting at AC officer

December 22, 2008 5:05:28 AM PST
Bail is set at $850,000 for the man accused of shooting at an Atlantic City police officer. Gerald Spivey was arrested after a struggle with police.

Authorities say Spivey opened fire on Officer Dawn Riggs outside a bar early Sunday after Riggs saw him shooting at someone.

Riggs took cover, but bullets struck her patrol car and other vehicles.

Spivey is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and injury to a law-enforcement animal.

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Information from: The Press of Atlantic City, http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com

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