Shoals man accused of punching officer - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Shoals man accused of punching officer

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Donnie Leopard (Source: Florence Police) Donnie Leopard (Source: Florence Police)
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) -

A Muscle Shoals man was arrested for assaulting a police officer.

Police arrested Donnie Leopard, 24, for domestic violence.

While in custody, Leopard complained of breathing problems and was taken to the hospital.

Officers said Leopard became irate and they tried to handcuff him. That's when he punched an officer in the face then tried to scratch his eyes.

Leopard was taken to jail and charged with second degree assault.

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