Man shot by Evansville police facing charges

53-year-old Arthur Fingers
53-year-old Arthur Fingers

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville man who was shot by police is out of the hospital and facing charges.

Evansville Police say 53-year-old Arthur Fingers was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail on Friday.

He faces nine charges including possession of a firearm by a felon, resisting law enforcement, dealing synthetic marijuana and OMVWI.

53-year-old Fingers was shot outside an Evansville hotel in April after leading officers on a chase.

Police say Fingers reached into his pocket after he was ordered to put his hands up. That's when an officer shot Fingers in the torso.

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