A Golden Gate Estates man was arrested Tuesday after he fired a bullet right into a neighboring house whereas capturing a pistol in his yard in Might, detectives stated.

William Charles Molloy III, 36, faces a misdemeanor cost of discharging a firearm in public or on a residential property, the Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in a information launch.

Deputies responded to a house within the 3300 block of sixty fourth Avenue Northeast on Might 21 “after a neighbor discovered a bullet gap within the rear main bedroom and a bullet fragment on the toilet flooring,” the discharge states. Three individuals have been contained in the residence on the time of the capturing, detectives stated.

Molloy went house for lunch that day, detectives stated, and “fired a couple of rounds from his .forty-caliber Springfield Armory pistol into two dust berms in his yard.”

The house that was struck is behind one of many berms, the discharge states.

After investigating the incident, detectives requested a warrant in July, stated Sheriff’s Workplace spokeswoman Michelle Batten. The warrant was authorised Monday, and detectives arrested Molloy on Tuesday morning.

“Sometimes, this stuff take some time,” Batten stated.

The Sheriff’s Workplace in its launch stated residents ought to keep in mind that “firing a weapon in a yard is a violation of the regulation whether it is accomplished negligently or recklessly.”

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