SIOUX FALLS,. S.D. (KELO AM) - A Minnehaha County public defender suffered a swollen lip when she was assaulted by a client at a Courthouse conference room yesterday.
Captain Jim Hoekman, with the Sheriff’s Department, says 34-year-old Kelly John Lange of Sioux Falls is charged with aggravated assault.
Hoekman says official don't know what set Lange off. But there was a converation between Lange and his lawyer. He was in court for an order to show cause hearing for failing to complete anger management classes from a prior domestic violence assault.
Hoekman says Lange overturned the table before he allegedly hit the woman.