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Man charged after firing revolver into air

Published On: Oct 23 2013 10:44:28 AM CDT
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ABINGDON, Va. -

Reports of a shooting led Abingdon police officers to Williams Street early Wednesday morning.

According to Chief Tony Sullivan, 63-year-old William David Musick was found at the scene. Police say Musick admitted that he fired three rounds from a .38 revolver into the air, but added he didn't hit anything.

He was charged with misdemeanor charges of discharging a firearm in a public place and possession of marijuana, among other charges.

He was taken to the Southwest Regional Jail in Abingdon and is currently being held without bond.