Suspect in Montgomery, Alabama postal shooting case indicted - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Suspect in postal shooting indicted

Arthur Darby (Source: Montgomery County Sheriff's Dept.) Arthur Darby (Source: Montgomery County Sheriff's Dept.)
File Photo: Winton Blount Blvd. postal facility. File Photo: Winton Blount Blvd. postal facility.
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A former Montgomery postal system employee who made headlines in December of 2011 for firing shots inside the Winton Blount Blvd. post office was indicted by a federal Grand Jury Wednesday.

Arthur Darby, Jr., 29, is charged with attempted murder of two postal employees, the use of a firearm in connection to a crime of violence, and delay of the United States mail.

United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr's office made the announcement regarding the indictment. 

Darby was a part-time handler at the postal facility when on Dec. 1, 2011, authorities say he went to the post office and started shooting at two other employees. Neither person was hit in the shooting incident, and authorities took Darby into custody within 10 minutes.

A motive for the shooting is not currently known.

If convicted, Darby faces a possible sentence of life imprisonment. 

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