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Police: Man Arrested After Firing Shot In Walmart Parking Lot

Posted at 10:22 AM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-02 10:24:01-05

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was taken into custody Saturday after police say he fired a gun in a grocery store parking lot.

Officers were called to the Berea Walmart in reference to a gunshot. The subject who fired the shot, 37-year-old William Hayes, was located and detained.

An investigation revealed that he allegedly fired the shot to break up a fight that his juvenile son was involved in.

The shot was fired up in the air where there were several people around.

Hayes is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, disorderly conduct, menacing, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.