Man jailed for shooting at teens -UPDATE

Richard Jenkins

UPDATED: January 20 at 5:05 a.m.

The Curryville man accused of shooting at teenagers last weekend wants a lower bond.

Thirty-two-year-old Richard R. Jenkins is charged with discharging a firearm at three juveniles who refused to leave his front yard on Saturday night.

There were no injuries.

Police say Jenkins initially denied knowing about gunshots, but later claimed he used the handgun because he feared for his safety.

A hearing to reduce his $50 thousand bond is set for Wednesday.


Original Story January 18, 2012

A Curryville man faces a felony charge in court today after firing a gun at teenagers this weekend.

Thirty-two-year-old Richard Jenkins was arrested for discharge of a firearm.

Officers say the Jenkins shot a handgun at three juveniles.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Jenkins was being held on 50 thousand dollars cash only bond.

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