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POLICE: Man fired gun behind Kroger store

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Police arrested a man after they say he fired a gun behind a Kroger store on Jan. 20.

Patrick Daugherty, 20, was arrested by authorities Friday after he fired a shotgun five times at the rear of the Kroger Store on Goss Ave., according to an arrest report. Daugherty allegedly fired three of the shots into the air, and then fired two shots at the side of the Kroger store.

According to police records, the incident was captured on video and shotgun ammunition was recovered at the scene. Police also say a witness stated that Daugherty fired a handgun in the air multiple times from the front porch of a residence on Preston St. Authorities reportedly retrieved a 9 millimeter shell casing from the witnesses front porch.

Police say that Daugherty's actions posed danger of death or serious physical injury to others. Police also report that Daugherty confessed to both incidents.

While conducting a search, authorities uncovered ammunition matching the 9 millimeter shell casing, marijuana, and a scale. Police say that Daugherty told them he had disposed of the guns.

Daugherty is charged with wanton endangerment, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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