A Daytona Beach front guy arrested for capturing at some people in his doorway Thursday night was safeguarding his cats and himself, police explained.
James Denny, 65, was billed with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm in public. Courtroom documents show a decide produced Denny on his very own recognizance.
Daytona Seashore police also said they submitted a danger security order with the court docket trying to find authority to seize Denny’s firearm.
Documents clearly show Denny has only been arrested one other time — January 2018 — for DUI with problems to assets/person and DUI.
In accordance to Daytona Seaside police investigators, two officers on patrol listened to the one gunshot fired all over 10:24 p.m. at an condominium at 1450 S. Palmetto Ave.
With several officers on scene, an investigation exposed that Denny had fired a shot at William Martin, 33, of Daytona Seashore, and a female, Angela Valery, 39, of Port Orange.
Martin explained he and his girlfriend, Miranda Lane, 29, lived at the same residence with Denny. Martin and Lane were being hanging outside with Valery and another man, Robert Croasmun, 31, of New Smyrna Seashore, an arrest report states.
Martin resolved to go to the retail outlet and he and Croasmun entered the dwelling so Martin could get his shirt. That upset Denny, who pulled out a Glock 23 and pointed it at the men, telling them to go away his dwelling, police reported.
As the male ran out, Denny fired a solitary shot, investigators claimed.
Law enforcement questioned Denny, who reported he saw Martin and Croasmun on his safety camera getting into the residence, and he asked them to depart, pulling out the Glock from beneath his pillow to guard himself and his pets, a report signifies.
“The defendant (Denny) stated he pulled out a black in colour Glock 23 from under his pillow in the residing home and said he will safeguard himself and his cats,” investigators wrote in their report.
Denny stated he adopted Martin and Croasmun when pointing the gun at them and said he fired after seeing Valery standing in the doorway, a report states.
“The defendant (Denny) mentioned he shot his firearm as soon as, so they would know he is inclined to use his firearm,” law enforcement wrote in the charging document.
When chatting with law enforcement, Denny explained that the victims of the assault did not argue or attempt to damage him, and gave law enforcement permission to critique the safety camera’s recording, a report reported.