A 32-year-old man from Holland was cited for disorderly conduct after shooting a handgun in the woods, according to police reports.
On Saturday, Oct. 6, while investigating a suspicious vehicle next to a playground on East Gate Place near Norwood Place around 5 p.m., an officer heard 12 to 14 gunshots coming from the nearby woods, the report said.
An adult male and juvenile female were then observed walking out of the woods. The adult admitted to having a handgun on him and said he fired it. Police said he was also found to have been drinking.
Police disarmed and detained the man while investigating.
The adult, a 32-year-old man from Holland, was found to have a valid firearms carry permit. He will be cited for Disorderly Conduct and a local ordinance violation. His handgun was returned to him at the conclusion of the investigation.
To read the entire police report, view the blotter as a PDF in the media section of this article.