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Former Davidson County Deputy Accused Of Assault

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Posted at 7:37 AM, Jul 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 09:07:59-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A former deputy for the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office has been accused of assaulting a man at a car dealership.

Officials said Alan Shonting is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a man at a car dealership.

Shonting resigned from the sheriff’s office and turned himself in Monday following his arrest.

He has been accused of assaulting his step-daughter's ex-boyfriend at his job at a local car dealership last month and violating a protective order.

Shonting had worked for the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office for 15 years.

No additional details were known.