Man accused of shooting two officers at Willoughby Hills car dealership released from hospital

The man accused of shooting two police officers at a Willoughby Hills car dealership in September was released from the hospital Tuesday. 

Timmothy Scott Schmidt had been in the hospital since the September 28 shooting, recovering from gunshot wounds he sustained during a shootout with officers Cory Planisek and Craig Anderson. 

The shooting happened at Classic BMW on SOM Center Road in Willoughby Hills.

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According to officials, workers at the dealership called police around 2 p.m. because Schmidt appeared to be "under the influence" of something. 

A police report showed Schmidt had multiple outstanding warrants and an extensive criminal history. Dispatch radioed the information back to the officers, including that the man had a caution alert placed on him, but a short time later shots were fired. 

The officers were wearing bulletproof vests and were released from the hospital days after the shooting. 

Schmidt has been charged with two counts of attempted aggravated murder of a police officer, four counts of felonious assault of a police officer and resisting arrest. He was transported to the Lake County Jail. 

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