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PA Man Pleads Guilty in Delaware VA Center Incident

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a federal officer in connection with a shooting that took place in June at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wilmington.

Prosecutors say 54-year-old Charles Jobe of Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Monday and admitted to pointing an inoperable BB gun at several Veterans Affairs police officers on June 6. He faces up to one year in prison when he's sentenced Jan. 15.   

Prosecutors say the BB gun that Jobe was wielding looked like a handgun and that Jobe refused to drop it at officers' commands.
   
An officer then fired two shots at Jobe, whose hand was grazed by one of the bullets. Jobe was then involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility for a week and has been held at a federal detention center in Philadelphia.



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