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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.

Comments (3)

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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.

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