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Man charged with threatening firefighters

John Maddox (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) John Maddox (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton County man is behind bars, accused of threatening to shoot and kill a group of firefighters.

According to court documents, John Maddox, 61, made the threats to five firefighters Monday morning when the firefighters were responding to a medical run in the 3200 block of Beekman Avenue. Police say Maddox threatened to shoot all of the firefighters, and then struggle with and tried to kick one of them.

Maddox is charged with one count of assault on a firefighter, one count of resisting arrest and five counts of aggravated menacing.

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