WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after firing a handgun inside a residence.
Harry George Crosser, 63, 3100 Frontage Rd. 35, Warsaw, is being charged with criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 6 felony; and carrying a handgun without a license, a class A misdemeanor.
On Dec. 8, 2017, officers responded to the report of shots being fired inside an apartment complex.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, officers spoke with the apartment complex’s maintenance person, who said that a female resident found two bullet holes in her apartment.
The resident said she left her apartment on Dec. 7. When she returned home, the resident discovered a bullet hole in the north wall of her living room and another in the ceiling.
The maintenance person used his key to enter Crosser’s apartment to check on his welfare, but Crosser wasn’t in the apartment.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the maintenance person found a bullet casing on the floor and a bullet hole in the wall.
On Dec. 8, Crosser was in a vehicle accident. When officers investigated the scene, they found a handgun in Crosser’s vehicle.
Crosser told police he purchased the handgun on Dec. 2, but couldn’t recall firing the handgun inside his apartment.
Police confirmed that Crosser did not possess a valid permit to carry a handgun.
Crosser was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on Feb. 21, with a $5,250 surety and cash bond.