SALINA, Kan. (KSNW) — A Salina man has been charged after allegedly shooting at three goose hunters and threatening a homeowner on Saturday.
According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, 59-year-old John Coffman reportedly shot at three goose hunters with a 9mm handgun he believed shot at him.
Deputies say that after this incident, Coffman drove to a neighbor’s house in the 3700 block of W. Shipton Road to confront the female owner, who had given permission to the group to hunt on the property.
The Saline County Sherriff’s Office reports that Coffman went into a rant with his gun in his pocket. During this time, he reportedly asked the owner, “Do you want to get shot?”
Deputies say that alcohol was involved in the incident.
He was taken into custody without anyone getting hurt.
Coffman was charged on Tuesday with the following:
- Four counts of aggravated assault; Use of a deadly weapon
- Driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol; 2nd conviction; incapable of safely driving
- Possession of a firearm while under influence of alcohol or drugs
He has been released on bond. His next court appearance is scheduled for Feb. 24.