The Indiana State Police sent the following press release Thursday:
|INDIANA STATE POLICE
2209 Newton Street
Jasper, IN 47546 Indiana State Police: www.in.gov/isp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ISPJasper/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ispjasper?lang=en FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
David Henderson, Sergeant Public Information Officer Cell: 812-631-1363 DATE:
|Orange County Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery Orange County-On 09/25/2022, an emergency 911 call was put out about a woman shot on South County Road 310 West in Paoli. Paoli PD, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, and an ISP trooper responded. When they arrived, they spoke with a male who identified himself as Tyler L. Cooper, of Paoli. Mr. Cooper told police he fired a high-powered rifle in his back yard and believed he may have shot his neighbor. ISP detectives were contacted, and it was requested they take over the investigation. During the investigation it was determined that enough probable cause existed for Detective Tyler Matthew and Trooper Tyler Line to arrest Mr. Cooper for Criminal Recklessness with a firearm and Aggravated Battery. Mr. Cooper was transported to the Orange County Jail without incident. The victim, Tammy Schneider of Paoli, was shot in the abdomen with a .300 Winchester Magnum round. Miss Schneider was transported to U of L Hospital in Louisville and is currently in stable condition. Tyler Lee Cooper, DOB: 11/29/1995 Charges: Aggravated Battery, 35-42-1-1, level 3 felony, and Criminal Recklessness with a Firearm, 35-42-2-2(2)(A), level 5 felony All suspects are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.