Mayfield Man Arrested, Charged After Shots Fired
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MAYFIELD, KY - A man faces multiple charges after police say shots were fired in Mayfield Friday night.

According to the Mayfield Police Department, officers responded to a shots fired call at the Mayfield Plaza Apartments around 10:30 pm. Witnesses told police that 29-year-old Edward Williams of Mayfield had fired two shots outside the apartment complex.

Officers were told that Williams then entered one of the apartments. When police went to the apartment, they saw Williams place a small dark object into a trash can. Officers looked in the trash can and found a handgun and a loaded magazine.

Williams was arrested after police determined he was a convicted felon. While searching Williams, a small amount of marijuana was found, as well as a 9 mm round matching the ones loaded in the magazines. It was later determined that Williams had been banned from the plaza apartments.

Williams was charged with burglary, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence and possession of marijuana. He was lodged in the Graves County Jail.

Published 09:48 PM, Tuesday Jul. 11, 2017
Updated 08:57 AM, Thursday Jul. 13, 2017

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