Drunk man shoots Vernal motel wall, hits neighbor
Monday , March 05, 2012 - 12:14 PM
VERNAL-- Police in Vernal have arrested a 26-year-old man they say shot a gun inside an Econo Lodge motel room and hit a man staying in the room next door.
A 25-year-old man was taken to the Ashley Regional Medical Center after the shooting early Saturday morning. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/ACssHV ) he was treated for a superficial head wound and was released.
The man who shot through the wall was taken to the Uintah County Jail and booked on suspicion of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by an intoxicated person and unlawful discharge of a firearm.