Man Loads Up Flare Gun With Rice Krispies And Let It Go BLAM On Victim
Police out of Eureka, California tell Fox 6 that they arrested a man who used breakfast cereal to shoot his victim in the hand.
Northern California officers reported to the scene around 3 in the afternoon Wednesday, after receiving a “shot fired” phone call. The police tracked down the perpetrator, who tried to flee into a homeless encampment in the area. The shooter was 29-year-old Timothy Glass.
Detectives investigated the weapon. They determined Glass used a flare gun to fire the shell, which had been reportedly stuffed with Rice Krispies. His victim, who had suffered a non-life threatening injury to the hand, was treated at a nearby hospital, police said.
Glass was booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for resisting arrest and probation violation.His victim, however, declined to press charges.