Cops: Man accused of rifle attack after drunk ride

AP News
Posted: Dec 14, 2009 9:16 PM

Police arrested a 51-year-old man accused of attacking a relative with a rifle after driving home drunk on a snowmachine. The Tundra Drums reported that Hooper Bay police responded to a complaint of a man shooting a rifle inside a home Saturday night.

Police determined that the man had grabbed the loaded weapon and swung it at one of three people inside the house. Hill then fired a shot into the floor.

The man has been lodged at the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center in Bethel on charges of assault, reckless endangerment and driving under the influence.


Information from: The Tundra Drums,