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Police: Springettsbury Twp. man fired gun during argument

Police say a man fired a gun in his Springettsbury Township home last weekend during an argument with his wife.

Paul Gregory Noll, 67, allegedly fired his 9mm Beretta M9 into the ceiling of his home, court documents state.

Noll, of the 1800 block of Idylwyld Road, is charged with discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure and recklessly endangering another person.

Paul Noll

Argument: Springettsbury Township Police said the incident happened at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25.

The couple were arguing when Noll went into another room and grabbed the firearm, then returned and sat down on the couch next to his wife, court documents state. 

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Police say Noll fired the gun into the ceiling as he was sitting next to her on the couch.

Officers sent to the home found a spent shell casing in the middle of the coffee table, as well as a hole in the ceiling above where Noll would have been sitting, documents state.

The gun was found on the recliner in the living room, according to police.

Noll was arraigned on the charges Tuesday, Nov. 28, and was sent to York County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail. He does not have an attorney listed.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser