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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Suspect arrested for allegedly threatening neighbor

  • A Leavenworth man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a neighbor with a shotgun, a police spokesman said.
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  • A Leavenworth man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a neighbor with a shotgun, a police spokesman said.
    The incident was reported at 12:36 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue.
    Maj. Dan Nicodemus, deputy chief of the Leavenworth Police Department, said the suspect, a 24-year-old man, allegedly had fired a BB gun at the window of a neighbor who lives across the street.
    The neighbor, a 27-year-old man, went to the suspect’s home to ask if he was shooting BBs.
    The suspect allegedly grabbed a shotgun and ordered the victim off his property. The incident is reported to have occurred on the front porch of the suspect’s home, according to Nicodemus.
    The victim left the suspect’s home and contacted police. No injuries were reported.
    The suspect was arrested for an allegation of aggravated assault.
    Nicodemus said he doesn’t know why the suspect allegedly fired the BB gun at the neighbor’s window.
    The deputy chief said police recovered a BB gun and shotgun.
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