Tennessee man loses temper playing Xbox game, fires shots into walls

Credit: Tomohiro Ohsumi

Credit: Tomohiro Ohsumi

A 30-year-old Tennessee man, angered while playing a video game, fired more than a dozen rounds of ammunition from two different handguns into the walls and ceiling of his bedroom, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

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Casey L. Jones was charged with four counts of reckless endangerment involving a deadly weapon after Wednesday's incident, the newspaper reported. One of the bullets hit a house across the street where a family was at home, the News Sentinel reported, citing an arrest report. No one inside the house was injured.

According to the arrest report, a woman living at the house where Jones was staying said he was playing an Xbox game -- police did not say what game Jones was playing -- when he began screaming, the newspaper reported. Jones smashed the game console with his fist before heading upstairs, according to the arrest report.

Once upstairs, Jones fired shots into the walls and ceiling, the News Sentinel reported.

Authorities recovered 16 shell casings from the bedroom, the newspaper reported.

Jones was released from jail after posting an $8,000 bond, according to the News Sentinel. He will be arraigned Wednesday.

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