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RICHMOND – A Richmond man was arrested Tuesday evening after police say he fired a shotgun at another man’s truck.

Bryon J. Kelly, 19, of 7911 Burgett Road, Richmond, was charged with aggravated discharge of a weapon, a Class 1 felony; aggravated assault, a Class 4 felony; possession of a firearm without a FOID card, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of ammunition without a FOID card, also a Class A misdemeanor.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office responded about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday to 7911 Burgett Road after a report of a dispute where shots were fired, according to a news release.

Deputies were told a man had dropped off a female friend at the house when Kelly went into the house, retrieved a shotgun and shot it in the direction of the man’s truck, the release said. Kelly also pointed the gun at the man’s head and yelled at him to leave the property.

He told police that he had done so because the man was not leaving the property, the news release said.

Deputies also discovered two shotguns and a rifle at the house, the release said. Kelly did not possess a valid FOID card.

Kelly was released Wednesday morning from the McHenry County Jail on an $80,000 bond. His next court appearance is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday.

– Emily K. Coleman

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