Police say a resident at a Sandpoint retirement home shot at an employee Saturday evening.
The victim told police that James Raftery, 63, pulled a pistol from his waist, leveled it and fired it at least once. Police said nobody was injured.
At about 7 p.m., Sandpoint police and Bonner County Sheriff’s officers responded to Huckleberry Retirement home at 1408 Ponderosa Drive on a report of shots fired.
Witnesses reported Raftery returned to his room and retrieved a .22-caliber handgun while facility residents evacuated.
A brief standoff with police followed, ending in Raftery’s surrender and arrest.
He was charged Monday with aggravated assault, according to the Bonner County jail roster.
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