Charges Requested After Shot Fired in Hutchinson Apartment

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Hutchinson Police were called for the report of a gunshot through the floor of an apartment building in the 200 Block of 4th Avenue Northeast Saturday.

Police say the suspect, a 47 year old St. Cloud man, was showing his pistol to some friends while attending a child’s birthday party when the handgun accidentally discharged and shot a round through the floor and through the ceiling of the apartment below.  There was a mother and two children in close proximity to where the round came through the ceiling in the apartment below, however, no one was injured.

Charges are being requested of the City Attorney’s office for misdemeanor reckless use or handling of a firearm.

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