Assault Charges Filed Against Yakima Man

<p>Antonio Cardenas</p>

Antonio Cardenas

A man accused of shooting a Yakima police officer is now charged with attempted first degree assault instead of attempted murder.

Police say Antonio Cardenas discharged a stolen pistol during a fight with an officer, who was investigating reports of gunfire on South Seventh Street.

Both the officer and Cardenas were struck, however, the injuries were minor.

Cardenas is being held on a $1 million bail, he will be arraigned in two weeks.