Columbia man, 20, is charged with firing assault rifle after leaving party in Savage

June 14, 1999|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

A man suspected of firing an assault rifle after he was evicted from a party in Savage late Saturday was arrested and charged with first-degree assault and weapons violations, Howard County police said.

Police said the man brought the rifle to a private party in the 8200 block of Glen Court and was told to leave. After he left, gunshots were reported in the area, police said.

There were no injuries.

During a ground and air search, police saw the man in the 8600 block of Washington Blvd. in Jessup and arrested him. Police found a .223 caliber Ruger mini-14 assault rifle and several clips.

Police arrested David Michael Weinberg, 20, of the 11800 block of New Country Lane in Columbia. He was treated at Howard County General Hospital for minor injuries he suffered when he jumped over a barbed-wire fence while trying to flee from police.

Pub Date: 6/14/99

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