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Hindi charged with assault at jail

Mahmoud Hindi (Source: LMDC) Mahmoud Hindi (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man accused of opening fire at a neighborhood association meeting killing two people is now facing new charges of assault and terroristic threatening.

According to an arrest report, a Metro Corrections officer said Mahmoud Hindi was receiving daily medication from a nurse on New Year's Day when he became verbally disruptive and threatened to kill the officer.

The report states Hindi threw a cup of water into the face of the officer while being escorted to a holding cell and goes on to say that Hindi continued to make the threats while talking to a mental health worker.

Hindi, 55, is awaiting trial on murder charges. He is accused of killing David Merritt and Marvin Fischer on September 6 during a meeting of the Spring Creek Homeowner's Association.

Police said Hindi had been fighting with his neighbors over a fence and driveway on his property.

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