Police: Shannon Decker assaults Franklin Township officers, EMTs attempting to give her medical attention

Franklin Township officers say they arrived at a home on Sterling Street Friday and found Shannon Decker laying in her yard. They say she was drunk and speaking incoherently. (9/29/13)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - A Sussex County woman is facing charges after she allegedly assaulted first responders attempting to give her medical treatment.

Franklin Township officers say they arrived at a home on Sterling Street Friday and found Shannon Decker laying in her yard. They say she was drunk and speaking incoherently.

Investigators say that when responders tried to provide her medical attention, she became combative and assaulted four officers and two EMTs.

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Police say they also arrested 18-year-old Jason Decker, who also allegedly took part in the assault.

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