Affadavit: Man Pulls Shotgun on Security Officer After Fish Argument
SAN ANGELO, TX – San Angelo Police Department arrested a man on Tuesday night after he allegedly pulled a shotgun on two people about a fishing conversation.
On May 7, SAPD officers were dispatched to the La Rosa Apartments on E 30th street concerning an aggravated assault that had occurred.
When they arrived they met with the a security officer and the other victim. The two told them about a conversation that went on about a recent fish that the victim had caught. The conversation was interrupted by 65-year-old Richard McPartland.
McPartland came out of his apartment with a shot gun and told them that the shot gun was off of safety and loaded. The security officer instructed girl to go back in her apartment and told McPartland to put the gun away.
Witness on scene told police that they saw McPartland "waiving and pointing a shotgun at the security officer and laughing about it." According to the affidavit, witnesses said that McPartland also yelled out things like "Look what I got" and "No one can stop me."
After hearing all of that information they went to McPartland's apartment to speak to him. McPartland met with officers and told them "Quite frankly, I wanted to shoot the son of a b****." He then pointed at his leg and stated "I would've shot him right there."
Police then seized the shotgun from the residence and McPartland was arrested.
He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is currently in the Tom Green County Jail on a $70,000 bond.
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