Monday evening shortly after 9:00, 800 block of south Byers reports of a weapon fired.
Joplin Police were on the scene for more than an hour. After it was sorted out? One man was taken downtown by Joplin Police.
Sgt William Davis of the JPD tells us, a the man fired a gun into the ground because a pitbull was attacking his chihuahua.
You are not allowed to fire a weapon in the city of Joplin even if a pit bull is attacking your chihuahua. Read more of what happened Monday evening the 800 bk of south Byers #joplinnewsfirst #KSNlocalnews #KODEnews https://t.co/wFR3CLPg2M pic.twitter.com/s3GfvitnMc— Joplin News First (@JoplinNewsFirst) May 7, 2019
He was issued a citation, court date and released. You cannot fire a gun in the city limits for any reason unless outlined in the Joplin City Municipal Code.
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