Boardman man accused of shooting at police facing almost a dozen charges

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Boardman police say Stephen Wilson shot at officers and troopers on Market Street Saturday morning

Stephen Wilson suspected of shooting at officers, Boardman

Photo provided by Ohio Department of Corrections. Taken in 2017.

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Boardman man has been charged with shooting at police officers and Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers over the weekend.

Stephen Wilson, 52, is facing 10 counts of felonious assault and one count of weapons under disability.

Boardman police say Wilson shot at officers and troopers on Market Street Saturday morning.

According to a police report, officers asked Wilson to use the sidewalk after spotting him walking in the middle of Market Street at Gertrude Avenue around 12:15 a.m. Police said Wilson walked away and later fired a shot, which hit a police cruiser.

The report states that officers ordered Wilson to drop the gun and get on the ground, but Wilson fired a second shot at officers.

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Law enforcement shot back and Wilson was hurt, though not seriously.

He is currently under guard at the hospital while he gets treatment.

When Wilson is released from the hospital, he’ll be arrested.

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