A Hopkinsville man was arrested for endangerment and drug charges around 9:20 p.m. Monday while at Sarah Avenue after police responded to a shot being fired in the area, a Hopkinsville Police Department report said.
Officers reportedly heard a single gunshot in the area of Sarah Avenue and shortly after observed an individual jumping up and down on an open car door with loud music playing from the vehicle, the report stated.
Police met with Demerriel Harris, 27, Hopkinsville, and could allegedly see a handgun on the driver's seat of the vehicle.
Officers could also reportedly smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from Harris. However, Harris allegedly told officers numerous times he was not driving.
Police then found a shell casing located behind the vehicle Harris had been standing by, according to the report.
Officers arrested Harris and searched the vehicle. Police discovered marijuana and a digital scale in a gun case in the vehicle, the report stated.
Harris was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, trafficking in marijuana while armed and possession of drug paraphernalia while armed.
In other reports:
• David Hoover reported that between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Monday someone stole his handgun from his vehicle while on North Main Street, according to an HPD report.
• Bobby W. McCombs, 63, Hopkinsville, was arrested around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday while at Walnut Street for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license and first-degree possession of cocaine, according to an HPD report.
This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.