Drinking and firing gun leads to arrest

A man was arrested early Monday morning after he fired a gun near a residence while he was drunk, according to police.

The 43-year-old Alpena man, whose name has not been released, was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm while intoxicated after he allegedly fired two rounds from a handgun around 1 a.m. Monday.

Nobody was injured during the incident, police reported. The man is currently released on bond pending arraignment.


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