Three charged with firing BBs at Warren home
WARREN — Three people pleaded not guilty to charges of firing BB guns at a home at 427 Ohio Ave., hitting a teen boy who stepped out of the house to investigate.
Zackary J. Woomer, 23, 208 Iowa Ave. and 227 Oriole Place SW, was charged with felonious assault and criminal damaging. He is scheduled for a July 26 preliminary hearing before Warren Municipal Court Judge Thomas Gysegem.
Woomer was arraigned Tuesday in a hearing before Municipal Court Judge Terry Ivanchak and assigned a $5,000 personal recognizance bond.
Dakota R. Casseday, 8996 Oak Court, Apt. B, Windham, and Baylee McCune, 9206 state Route 303, Windham, each were charged with felonious assault are expected to appear before Gysegem on July 7. Both were arraigned Wednesday and each was assigned a $7,500 bond.
Warren police officers were sent to 427 Ohio Ave. NW shortly after midnight Tuesday to investigate a call that BBs were pelting the home. Upon arrival, officers saw a white Ford Fusion with no headlights on speeding away.
Police followed the vehicle and stopped it in a parking lot at the corner of McMyler and Penn. Four people were in the vehicle. Two long BB guns — a Daisy Air Rifle and a Red Ryder — were found in the backseat between two passengers.
Woomer and Casseday were removed from the vehicle’s rear seat, according to the police report. Woomer had BBs in his rear shorts pocket, the report states. Both men were placed in the rear of a police vehicle.
McCune was searched and placed in the rear of a separate vehicle, the report states.
When officers returned to 427 Ohio Ave., resident Dorma M. Anneman, 72, reported that her two grandchildren went outside when they heard sounds of something striking the structure. They noticed the glass on front door was shattered and the home’s front window also was shot.
Woomer was seen standing outside of the house. Casseday and McCune were in a vehicle shooting at another car in the driveway, according to the police report. Richocheting BBs hit one of the teens in the leg.
A neighbor who took video of the shootings turned the recording over to police, the report states.
Woomer told police that he was there because his deceased mother’s residence was shot with BBs the night before, according to the police report. He told police that he wanted to talk to the suspects at the Warren house, according to the police report.