Man with Eye Tattoo Shoots Alaska Cop
September 17, 2012
A known heroin user who opened fire on Anchorage (Alaska) Police officers from a hotel bathroom showed up Friday for his arraignment with distinctive tattoos on his face and right eyeball.
Jason Barnum arrived in court with tattoos on the right side of his face, including a crown of thorns, third eye on his forehead, and skeletal teeth.
Officer Dan Thyen, 37, sustained a grazing wound to his back when Barnum opened fire from a bathroom of the Merrill Field Inn on Friday, reports the Anchorage Daily News.
Barnum was charged with attempted murder and assault. He was hit twice when officer returned fire.
Displaying 1 - 3 of 3
Rob @ 9/18/2012 5:46 AM
Too bad he was only hit twice!!!
south fla deputy @ 9/18/2012 11:55 AM
need to aim for that third eye next time. and there will be a next time.
S.S @ 9/25/2012 11:39 AM
to bad he survived the two rounds the officer hit him with. Now there goes more taxpayers money. To house and feed this scum bag. Anways good to hear the officer made it also.
Join the Discussion
Other Recent News
A Comal County, TX, deputy and a man described by law enforcement officials as "suicidal"...
It is of his first look inside the Pulse nightclub. Dozens of people were motionless on...
Erik Estrada, who starred as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the television...
Authorities say the 25-year-old officer, identified as Christopher Dorman, was shot at...
They've charged him so far only carrying a pistol without a license but they think he may...