Hillsboro man, 25, arrested after firing 5 shots skyward during argument, police say

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Rebecca Woolington
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Monday, April 21, 2014
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A 25-year-old Hillsboro man was arrested Saturday night after he got into a fight with his girlfriend and fired five shots skyward, police said.

Braulio Navarro-Falcon was engaged in the argument...

During the verbal altercation, Navarro-Falcon pulled a semi-automatic handgun from his pocket and fired the weapon five times into the air, Rouches said....

No one was injured during the incident, Rouches said.

Navarro-Falcon was taken into custody on accusations of unlawful use of a weapon and felon in possession of a firearm, Rouches said. He was lodged in the Washington County Jail, and later posted bail...

According to police and court records, Navarro-Falcon has a previous 2007 conviction of third degree assault, a felony, in Washington County.

NOTE:  (In 2007 Braulio Navarro-Falcon had an ICE HOLD)