WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU) A man who fired a BB-gun out of his apartment window is now facing criminal charges. The shot hit a customer in the outdoor dining area at the Back When Cafe on Third Street.
A waiter at the restaurant heard the shot, and noticed in apartment window close in the moments after. Police questioned and then arrested 23-year-old Daniel Burkhardt. Police needed to get a search warrant to enter his home as he refused to answer the door when investigators arrived.
Burkhardt is charged with bail jumping, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, and negligent use of a weapon. His next court date is October 3.
The restaurant customer who was shot was not hurt. Burkhardt said he was aiming at a nearby sign.