Police: Neighbors deal with incoherent Florida man after he throws brick by window

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla.Residents of a Lake Howard neighborhood held a person at gunpoint, earlier than tackling him, after he threw a brick by a window of a neighbor’s house, Winter Haven police mentioned.


Brandon Jo Patterson, 32, was arrested Monday. Authorities mentioned neighbors noticed Patterson, who seemed to be incoherent, stroll as much as a house on Lake Howard Drive in Winter Haven and hit a window along with his belt.


A witness started banging on his personal window in hopes of interrupting Patterson. Patterson then turned his consideration on the neighbor and threw a brick into the window, shattering the glass, officers mentioned.


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The resident then grabbed his firearm as Patterson walked towards him, officers mentioned. The resident fired one spherical within the course of the damaged window the place Patterson was approaching, authorities mentioned.


The shot didn’t hit Patterson.


The resident of the primary house confronted Patterson, and each neighbors tackled him and held him down till police arrived, investigators mentioned.


Police mentioned Patterson was taken to Winter Haven Hospital to be medically evaluated.


After being interviewed, it’s nonetheless unclear why Patterson acted within the method he did, a information launch mentioned.


As soon as Patterson was medically cleared, he was taken to the Polk County Jail on costs of throwing a lethal missile at constructing, tried housebreaking of dwelling, housebreaking of an occupied construction and aggravated assault with lethal weapon.

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