WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (9/4/13) - Providence Police Chief Brent McDowell reported that on Friday, James Fox, 50 of Providence, was arrested at 1214 Westerfield Drive in Providence.
“I received a call that someone was discharging a firearm on Westerfield Drive on Friday,” McDowell reported. “When I arrived on the scene the suspect and another man were struggling over the weapon.”
Upon the arrival of law enforcement the suspect ceased struggling and surrendered the weapon.
McDowell said that Fox allegedly fired the firearm several times before entering his house and getting into a struggle over the weapon. The weapon discharged once more inside the home with the bullet become lodged in the ceiling.
Fox has been charged with 4 counts of 1st Degree Wanton Endangerment and one count of 4th Degree Assault (Domestic Violence) with Injury.
He is lodged at the Webster County Jail.
J-E News Editor
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