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Two Lawrenceburg men were arrested last Wednesday night after one allegedly fired a gun during what witnesses said was an ongoing argument with neighbors across the street.
Charged with menacing, resisting arrest and discharge of a firearm within city limits were Christopher Robinson, 21, and Colin Leake, 28.
Lawrenceburg police, along with the Anderson County Sheriff's Department and Kentucky State Police, responded to a report of gunfire at 424 North Main St. around 7:20 that night. Once on the scene, several officers took cover behind a large tree in front of the residence, demanding that the suspects leave the home.
Other occupants of the apartment house told police the suspects had already left the scene, but when police entered the home, they found the suspects hiding in the house, according to a press release from the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
At least one neighbor said she heard the gunshot.
"It scared me," said a woman who lives nearby. "I was going outside and heard a 'pop' sound. I was scared because my husband wasn't home and my son was inside."
The woman, who declined to give her name, said people at 424 Main St., were arguing throughout the evening with an unidentified person across the street.
"I don't know them, but they've been having problems all the time," she said. "The police have been there before.
"I was scared so I called the police. Everyone has been saying that I did the right thing."
After finding the suspects in the house, a number of Lawrenceburg officer, including Police Chief Tommy Burris and Lt. Chris Atkins, were seen searching the apartment house's yard for a spent shell casing.
Lawrenceburg police said additional charges might be filled as the investigation continues.
Robinson and Leake were both transported to the Lawrenceburg Police Department, then to the Franklin County Regional Jail. Both were released on $500 bonds.