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NO INJURIES IN GUN INCIDENT ON LAPLANTE STREET

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NO ONE WAS INJURED WHEN A GUN WAS FIRED OUTSIDE OF A SIOUX CITY RESIDENCE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

POLICE SAY THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND 10:30 IN THE 900 BLOCK OF LAPLANTE STREET. A HOMEOWNER TOLD POLICE HE WAS WORKING IN HIS YARD WHEN AN INTOXICATED MAN CAME ONTO HIS PROPERTY AND STARTED A CONFRONTATION WITH HIM.

THE HOMEOWNER RETREATED TO HIS BACKYARD TO GET AWAY FROM THE SUBJECT WHO FOLLOWED AND TRIED TO PROVOKE A FIGHT.

THE HOMEOWNER ARMED HIMSELF WITH A HANDGUN, TOLD THE OTHER MAN TO LEAVE, AND FIRED A SHOT INTO THE GROUND.

THE MAN LEFT AND WAS LOCATED A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY BY RESPONDING OFFICERS. 34-YEAR-OLD ANTHONY REYES OF SIOUX CITY WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH PUBLIC INTOXICATION.

THE MATTER WILL ALSO BE REFERRED TO THE TO THE COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR REVIEW ON THE HOMEOWNER WHO FIRED THE SHOT.