Township Man Allegedly Shot at Pumpkin
Christopher Green, 30, of 2235 Koehler Drive, Lower Saucon Township, faces charges after allegedly firing at a gourd Wednesday.
A Lower Saucon Township man was jailed Thursday morning after he allegedly got drunk and started shooting at a pumpkin.
Township police say Christopher Green, 30, of 2235 Koehler Drive, Apt. 1, fired shots from a .22 caliber handgun at a pumpkin across the street from his home.
According to court records, Green's landlord told police he had heard shooting late Wednesday night, and found Green behind the property. Police say Green had been drinking, and admitted he was "just shooting a pumpkin." His 5-year-old son was sleeping inside the apartment during the shooting.
Green is charged with reckless endangerment, possession of an instrument of crime, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.
He was arraigned early Thursday morning before on-duty District Judge Daniel Corpora in Easton, and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.