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Augusta Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder

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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va (WVIR) -

An Augusta County man is in jail after police say he tried to kill a deputy with his car.

Investigators say 25-year-old Curtis Wimer of Verona is charged with attempted capital murder.

The SWAT team was looking for weapons at a house on North Point School Road outside Waynesboro. Deputies say Wimer pulled up to the house and the SWAT team surrounded his car. Wimer allegedly gunned his engine, hitting a deputy, throwing him up onto the hood, and injuring his leg.

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