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Joshua R. Sims, 20, of Elkhart was arrested on three weapons charges after he allegedly walked down the street firing a gun. (Photo supplied)
After firing gun in air on Franklin Street, Elkhart man arrested
Posted on May 5, 2014 at 8:42 a.m.

ELKHART — An Elkhart man was arrested on several weapons charges after he allegedly walked down the street firing a gun.

Elkhart police were called to the 600 block of West Franklin Street around 1 p.m. on April 23 for a report of a man walking around in the area firing a gun, according to a news release.

Police arrested 20-year-old Joshua R. Sims on Friday, May 2 after a short investigation.

Sims was booked at the Elkhart County Jail on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a firearm, a class C felony; pointing a firearm, a class D felony, and carrying a handgun without a license, a class A misdemeanor.

He is scheduled to appear in court for an initial hearing on Friday, May 9.