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This defies description. That's all I got to say about that!Man allegedly threatens neighbor for snow stomping
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) -- A man was released from jail on charges he threatened a neighbor who had disturbed him by stomping snow from his feet outside their apartment building. Police said 46-year-old John C. Shepardson was released on bond Monday following his arrest Saturday.
Officers said he brandished a shotgun and threatened 39-year-old Michael C. Pickel who had been stomping snow from his feet around 7 a.m. Saturday.
According to the Kingsport Times-News, Shepardson told police the stomping awakened someone else who was sleeping in his apartment.
Shepardson was charged with aggravated assault. A spokeswoman at the jail did not know Monday if he had an attorney