An Ohio SWAT officer, wounded during a shootout with a suspect, is now suing the man who injured him.
Amherst Police Officer Eugene “J.R.” Ptacek filed a lawsuit against convicted shooter Martin Robinson in Lorain County on Wednesday.
The incident took place last year while U.S. Marshals and the Lorain County SWAT Team were serving an arrest warrant.
Robinson fired a 20-gauge shotgun at the officers, with one shot striking Ptacek.
According to The Chronicle, Ptacek was hospitalized for 31 days and had to go through inpatient rehabilitation for several more weeks.
Robinson was sentenced to 55 years in prison and coldly told the court that he had no remorse.
The convicted shooter was previously awarded a $900,000 settlement as a result of being attacked by four Cleveland police officers while he was a state corrections officer.
Ptacek is seeking sums “in excess of $25,000 on each of the three counts of attempted murder and felonious assault that Robinson was found guilty of.”
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