Police: Drunken man arrested for opening fire on group of Civil War reenactors

Deputies arrived at the scene and quickly located suspect Gary Alen Lane. Officials said Lane was drunk and holding a loaded sawed-off shotgun.

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Lane ran from deputies and threw the gun on the ground. More firearms were found in his home nearby.

During the investigation, deputies found nine rounds fired into a tent with several actors inside. While an actor was struck in the arm with a pellet, he did not sustain an injury according to authorities.

Lane is being held without bond for reckless conduct with a firearm, assault and battery with deadly weapon, possession of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol, malicious injury to property and resisting arrest.

On November 6, 2015 the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 emergency call in where live rounds were...

Posted by McIntosh County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, November 7, 2015

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