Fort Bragg man faces attempted murder charge after shooting incident

Fort Bragg man faces attempted murder charge after shooting incident

FORT BRAGG — Deputies have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a reported shooting incident last week.

Just before 11 PM on Wednesday, October 2, deputies responded to the 21000 block of North Petaluma Avenue to and interviewed five subjects, through which deputies were able to determine the chain of events.

34-year-old David Appier had gotten into some sort of verbal altercation with a woman over what deputies are describing as “presumed living arrangements.”

The woman was in a dating relationship with a 31-year-old man, whose name has not been released, who had arrived at the site just minutes before. The two were reportedly inside the RV they were sharing when they heard Appier approaching.

The man went outside to try and diffuse the situation, but Appier drew a gun and shot at him. The man and woman then quickly fled the scene and called 9-1-1.

Deputies found the gun in plain view and arrested Appier was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Fort Bragg man faces attempted murder charge after shooting incident was last modified: October 9th, 2019 by admin
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