A man who police say shot another man during a disturbance over a woman in October and who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint in September was indicted for the crimes Wednesday.

A McLennan County grand jury indicted Donovan Donnell McGruder, 23, of West, on first-degree felony aggravated assault and first-degree felony aggravated robbery charges in separate incidents a week apart.

McGruder was arrested Oct. 8 after police say he shot a 31-year-old man in the knee in the 1100 block of Calumet Avenue during a fight over a woman.

Police said McGruder left the area before police arrived. The victim was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle for a wound that was not life threatening.

McGruder was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at an apartment in the 200 block of Washington Avenue. Police say they found methamphetamine and marijuana on him at the time of his arrest.

The grand jury also indicted McGruder for aggravated robbery in a Sept. 30 incident in which police say he arranged to buy a cellphone from a woman but tried to pay her with what the woman believed to be counterfeit bills.

The woman confronted McGruder and he pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot her, according to reports. Police say McGruder stole the cellphone and fled.

McGruder remained Wednesday in the McLennan County Jail under bonds totaling $235,000.

Staff writer at the Waco Tribune-Herald covering courts and criminal justice. Follow me on Twitter @TSpoonFeed.

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