One man arrested after shots fired in Sunbury


SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police in Sunbury responded to calls of shots fired at a residence on Arch Street Tuesday morning.

James Kyle Glessner, 21, was booked on one charge of discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure and four counts of recklessly endangering another person.

He was arraigned via video inside the station and has since been transferred to Northumberland County Jail, where he’s being held on $200,000 cash bail. 

According to an affidavit, Sunbury police responded to reports of shots fired at 336 Arch Street on Tuesday morning. When they arrived they found Glessner on the porch of that address holding a rifle.

After getting him to surrender the weapon and arresting him on scene, police took him into the station for questioning and executed a search of the residence. Officers found several rifles, including an M4 carbine and both spent casings and live rounds throughout the home.

Police say no one was injured in the incident and currently Glessner is the only one being held.

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