Indiana judge apologizes for a fight that led to his shooting

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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana judge is apologizing for a fight outside an Indianapolis fast-food restaurant where he and another judge were shot and wounded last year.

Clark County Circuit Judge Andrew Adams and two other judges were temporarily suspended as the result the May 2019 fight and shooting.

Adams tells the News and Tribune he was limited in what he could say publicly before his reinstatement, but he now wants to apologize. He says he’s “sincerely sorry” and adds that the events “by no means define me as a person.”

All three judges have been reinstated.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 17, 2020)

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