Burnside man fires rifle, points gun at neighbors, sheriff says

jwarren@herald-leader.comJuly 7, 2014 

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A Pulaski County man was arrested after he allegedly fired shots and brandished a rifle at neighbors, police said.

Dennis Ward, 66, of Burnside, was arrested Sunday afternoon on two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, the Pulaski County sheriff's office said.

David Moore told deputies that Ward fired several shots Saturday near Moore's home on County Road, according to the sheriff's office. Moore stated that when he went outside to see what was happening, Ward allegedly pointed the rifle at him and threatened to kill Moore and his girlfriend, deputies said.

Ward was taken to the Pulaski County jail.

Jim Warren (859) 231-3255.

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