Police: Iowa man fired gun after neighbor said it wasn’t real
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 1:02 PM CDT
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Police in Waterloo have arrested a man after they say he fired the gun when a neighbor questioned whether it was real.
The Courier reports that the incident happened Sunday night, when 42-year-old Tianzo Earl McNabb and his neighbor began arguing.
Police say McNabb pulled a gun and pointed it at the neighbor, and when the neighbor accused McNabb of brandishing a BB replica, McNabb fired the very real handgun into the air.
Police then showed up at McNabb’s home, and a brief standoff ensued before McNabb was arrested and charged with assault while displaying a weapon and being a felon in possession of a gun.
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