A Broome County grand jury has indicted a parolee on attempted murder charges after he allegedly fired a gun as police tried to taken him into custody in Johnson City.

28-year-old Macoley Saunders of Binghamton was named in a nine-count indictment.

Police have said Saunders fled after investigators spotted him on Main Street in Johnson City on September 11.

Authorities said the suspect fired a 9mm handgun as members of the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force attempted to take him into custody near Wilson Medical Center.

Saunders was indicted on two counts of attempted murder. He also was indicted on a charge of resisting arrest and several weapon-related counts.

A Binghamton man is accused of firing a gun while police were trying to take him into custody near Wilson Medical Center on September 11, 2020. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)
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