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Man Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Aggravated Assault

 paris police car33 year old Marcus John McCann, of Paris, was arrested at about 10:06 P.M. on August 12, 2014 when officers responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of SE 16th St.

It was reported that McCann began cursing several people and calling them racial slurs. McCann was asked to leave the property.

At that time, McCann brandished a knife and threatened to assault the victims with it. Witnesses stated that McCann then began cutting his own arms and charged at the victims.

Witnesses advised that McCann appeared to be drunk and/or high from drugs. McCann then damaged a vehicle sitting in the driveway by hitting it with his fists.

McCann was located sitting on his front porch next door. EMS was summoned to care for the wounds where he had cut himself.

When McCann was released from the hospital, he was transported to the Police Department and charged with two counts of attempted aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lamar County Crime Stoppers