A York City man fired a .45-caliber handgun at a teenager inside their apartment building Thursday morning after an argument over slashed tires, police said.
York City Police said at least six people were inside 459 W. Princess St. about 7:40 a.m. when Jose Serrano-Fernandini fired a single shot at a 16-year-old boy as the teen was fleeing up the stairs from the building's foyer.
Two of the six people were young children, according to police, who said no one was hurt.
Serrano-Fernandini, 47, lives on the first floor; the 16-year-old lives on the second floor, police said.
According to police, Serrano-Fernandini's tires had been slashed Wednesday night and he believed the teen was responsible.
Scuffle: He confronted the youth in the first-floor foyer and the two began arguing, police said. The argument then turned into a scuffle, according to police.
The teen was able to break away from Serrano-Fernandini by slipping out of his shirt, at which point he started running up the stairs and yelling for his mother, police said.
Officers were called and arrested Serrano-Fernandini without incident, police said.
They recovered the .45-caliber pistol and a spent shell casing from the building's foyer area, according to police.
Serrano-Fernandini was taken to the county's central booking unit to be charged with counts of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, police said.
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