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Tenn. man allegedly shoots at teens spreading toilet paper in principal's yard, report says

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(CBS) ESTILL SPRINGS, Tenn. - A 65-year old man has been arrested for allegedly firing a shotgun at teens who were rolling toilet paper in their principal's front yard, reports the Times Free Press.

Dale Bryant Farris has reportedly been charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after pellets from his shotgun hit a 15-year-old in the foot, knee, palm, thigh and right side of his torso on October 20th.

Farris is free on a $125,000 bond while the teen is recovering from his injuries, the paper reports.

"Some kids got out at a residence over there to roll it with toilet paper and this gentleman came out of his residence a couple of houses over and shot one of the teenagers who was rolling this other guy's yard," Sgt. Chris Guess told the newspaper.

The paper reports the target of the toilet-paper-rolling was Huntland School Principal Ken Bishop, who according to police, will not press charges against the teens.

  • Iris Carreras

    Iris Carreras covers crime for CBSNews.com

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