Paradise Man Arrested After Firing Gun Inside His Home

Nov 2, 2014 6:49 PM by News Staff

A Paradise man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly fired his gun inside house house after an argument with a girlfriend.

Investigators told Action News Now that the girlfriend called the police when she heard three gunshots after she had just walked outside of the Lowry Lane home, off of Pentz Road, just before 2 p.m. She told police that she was worried her boyfriend shot himself.

Shortly after police arrived, an officer said they were able to clear the home and talk the suspect into peacefully surrendering. An investigator said the man told officers that he shot his .357 magnum handgun inside his home in anger. He also admitted to have been drinking.

The suspect's name has not been released. He faces charges of negligent discharge of a firearm.


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