Fayetteville Police: Man Gets Drunk, Tests Rifle by Shooting Outside Apartment

Published 06/13 2014 10:31AM

Updated 06/13 2014 10:35AM

Gregory Busby, 24, of Fayetteville.
Gregory Busby, 24, of Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) - A local man is behind bars after police say he drunkenly shot a rifle outside of his apartment door. 

It happened around midnight Wednesday when police responded to calls from neighbors about gunshots on Cleveland Street. That's where they found Gregory Busby, 24.

Police say he told officers he was testing out a new rifle and admitted to firing several rounds. Officers say he caused $3,000 in damage to a neighbor's van.

Busby is now charged with criminal mischief. 

No injuries were reported.

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