Police: Man fires shots into crowd to impress girl

Police: Man fires shots into crowd to impress girl

Police: Man fires shots into crowd to impress girl

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 9 at 3:31 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Louisville Metro Police arrested a man last week after they said he fired a gun at bystanders.

According to the police report, Carlos R Turrelles Arias, 21, was trying to show off for a pregnant girl he had in the car when he got out of his silver Mazda on Southland and fired off several rounds.

Witnesses said they ran for their lives as Arias shot at them and into the air. Police said several children were playing in the area.

When police caught up with the suspect officers said they found a gun in the map pouch on the back of the passenger's seat and a 10-round magazine in the driver's side door with seven rounds missing.

The police report also states Arias told officers it is his right to own a gun and fire it when, and where, he wants.

Arias is charged with seven counts of wanton endangerment 1st degree, carrying a concealed weapon, no operators license and tampering with physical evidence.

 

 

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