Underwood Convicted of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle

Press Release

The Office of State Attorney Glenn Hess announces that on Friday, May 25, 2018, a Washington County jury convicted Danny Underwood of two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and three counts of Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle.  Testimony revealed that Underwood had fired several shots from a .22 caliber revolver after his wife had engaged in a verbal altercation with neighbors.  The shooting resulted in damage to two vehicles and injury to an 18-year old man that was attempting to break up the argument.  Circuit Judge Timothy Register scheduled sentencing for June 14, 2018.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant State Attorney Shalla Jefcoat.

For additional information, contact Chief Assistant State Attorney Larry Basford.