Police: Drunk man shoots motel wall, hits neighbor
Updated: 3/05/2012 3:24 pm | Published: 3/05/2012 9:36 am
VERNAL, Utah (AP) - Police in Vernal have arrested a 26-year-old man they say shot a gun inside an Econo Lodge motel room and hit a man staying in the room next door.
A 25-year-old man was taken to the Ashley Regional Medical Center after the shooting early Saturday morning. The Deseret News reports he was treated for a superficial head wound and was released.
The man who shot through the wall was taken to the Uintah County Jail and booked on suspicion of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by an intoxicated person and unlawful discharge of a firearm.
Information from: Deseret News
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Copyright 2012 Newport Television LLC All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.