Man accused of firing rifle inside apartment


TOWN OF MUNNSVILLE — A suicidal Madison County man was charged with firing a rifle inside his home following a fight with his ex-girlfriend on Saturday night, according to law enforcement officials.

Sheriff’s deputies said Alexander Wing, 53, of 5287 North Main St., was in an argument with his ex-girlfriend at his apartment at about 11:46 p.m. Saturday, during which he got upset and fired a rifle round inside the apartment. Law enforcers were called to the scene for a man attempting to commit suicide with a gun.

Authorities said a police negotiator spoke with Wing at the scene and eventually convinced him to surrender.

Wing is charged with one count of second-degree reckless endangerment, authorities said.

He was issued an appearance ticket for court and was then taken to receive medical


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