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Carl Junction Man Arrested For Threatening Two People With A Gun

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According to the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, on Wednesday (April 18), deputies were called to 10125 County Lane 273 in Carl Junction. Deputies spoke with two women who were trying to get their dog from their neighbors yard. The women were in the 71-year-old's driveway when the man came out with a pistol threatening to shoot them for trespassing. They say the man continued the threats as they tried to explain why they were there.

When a deputy arrived, he approached the man's door and announced loudly that he was with the Sheriff's office. The man flung open the door and pointed a gun at the deputy. The deputy says he pulled his gun and was able to get the suspect to put his gun down.

The Sheriff's Office is asking the Jasper County Prosecutor to file a charge for assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

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