SPRING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man fired a shotgun at his brother after that man tried to break up an argument between the suspect and his wife over a Facebook friend request.READ MORE: Irving Police Officer Recovering After On-Duty Motorcycle Collision
Police in York County, Pennsylvania say 38-year-old Cory Beard and his wife argued about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after she saw the friend request from another woman on Beard’s phone.
When Beard’s brother tried to separate the couple, police say Beard fired a .20-gauge shotgun over his brother’s head saying, “Shut up or I’m gonna take you out.” Beard’s brother fled to a nearby restaurant and called 911.READ MORE: Freeze Warning For Parts Of North Texas As Record Cold Arctic Air Pushes South
Police later found Beard at his mother’s house and say Beard claimed he fired in self-defense because his brother wouldn’t leave his property.
Beard doesn’t have an attorney or listed telephone.MORE NEWS: 2 People Killed In 3 Days By Separate Hit-And-Run Drivers In Fort Worth
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