Man Faces Several Charges After Shotgun Incident

Date posted - September 9, 2013

spent shotgun shellHawarden, Iowa — A man has been arrested and faces several charges including going armed with intent after an incident in which a shotgun was fired toward people near Hawarden.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 3:15 on Saturday (9/7/13), their deputies investigated a reported disturbance at 4876 Buchanan Avenue, four miles south of Hawarden.

Witnesses reported that 50-year-old Samuel Harrison discharged several shotgun rounds toward three door-to-door sales people, who were working in the area. After firing the weapon, Harrison drove away in his vehicle. Harrison was stopped on Buchanan Avenue by the Hawarden Police Department just before 3:30 PM. He was arrested by the sheriff’s office and charged with assault, going armed with intent and intimidation with a dangerous weapon. The Hawarden Police Department charged Harrison with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Police Department, Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa State Patrol.

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