Forest Grove Man Scares Off Attacker with Warning Shot

A 55-year-old Forest Grove man narrowly escaped a brawl with a drunk 21-year-old from Cornelius early Wednesday morning by firing a warning shot from his pistol while he was pinned, Police said.

John McKnight was walking his dog on the 1700 blockof Elm Street about a half-hour after midnight Wednesday when he was accosted by a trio of inebriated young men.

McKnight said the three men assailed him withinsults and continued to threaten him.

McKnight then drew a .38 caliberpistol and told the trio to back down.

Police say Michael W. Ryan III, a Cornelius manwith no fixed address, then said he didn’t believe the gun was loaded, and began to assault McKnight. Read more

Source: forestgrovenewstimes.com

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