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Man arrested for attacking 2 officers in a hospital

Christopher Cannon, 27 (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail) Christopher Cannon, 27 (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

A Newburgh man was arrested for attacking two police officers in a hospital.

Christopher Cannon, 27, was dropped off at St. Mary's ER by some friends because he was drunk and out of control. 

Police say Cannon became ver loud and started using foul language at people in the room. Officials say he then hit an officer in the chest with his fist and struck another officer twice in the jaw. 

Officers say Cannon then yelled he was going to kill everyone in the room. Police say his blood alcohol level was .323.

He is facing several charges. 

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