Driver charged with firing pellet gun


A motorist from Brookline faces multiple charges for allegedly firing a pellet gun at another driver and hitting the driver in the face. Joseph Jarvis, 20, of 8 Kodiak Road, Brookline, was driving his vehicle along Route 13 on Oct. 15, when he fired a pellet gun several times at another driver, according to paperwork filed in court by police. Police consider the pellet gun to be a "deadly weapon." The other driver suffered a laceration to the eye, vision loss and damage to his 1995 Jeep Cherokee, according to court records. The incident happened around 10:40 p.m. Jarvis was arraigned Monday in Milford District Court and was ordered released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail by Judge Paul Moore, according to court records. Jarvis was given a Nov. 25 court date in Milford District Court for a probable cause hearing and trial. The charges Jarvis faces are class B felony reckless conduct, class B felony second-degree assault, and class A misdemeanor vandalism, according to the police complaints.
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