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Man fires warning shots

December 14, 2006

SHARPSBURG - A Sharpsburg man fired warning shots into the air Wednesday night after youths allegedly trespassed on his property carrying BB guns, Washington County Sheriff's Department Lt. Mark Knight said.

Knight said no charges were filed in connection with the incident, which was reported at about 9:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Chapline Street. A man fired shots into the air to scare off juveniles running through his yard carrying BB guns, Knight said.

Deputies stopped two juveniles riding in a vehicle and found BB guns, Knight said. It was undetermined what rounds were fired into the air for the warning, he said.

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