Man Fired Shot Into Bathroom When Person Took Too Long

Shaun Cummins was highly intoxicated when he fired a shot into a bathroom because the person inside was taking too long

When you have to go you have to go.

Shawn Cummins, 22, was staying at Apartment #80 of Portico 1 Villa Apartments, 142 Vernon Ave., Vernon, Connecticut, when  police were called to the scene after reports of a gun being fired inside the apartment building.

Portico 1 Villa Apartments, 142 Vernon Ave., Apartments.com
Portico 1 Villa Apartments, 142 Vernon Ave., Apartments.com

When the police arrived at the scene they found a highly intoxicated Mr Cummins at the scene, through some investigation the police had found out that Shaun had gone over to a friends house in a nearby apartment to hang out.

Shaun became upset when a person in the bathroom wouldn't get out when he needed to do use the bathroom. Mr Cummins decided to take out his 9mm handgun and fired a shot into the occupied bathroom, it's reported that the bullet just missed the occupant in the bathroom. He then went on to fire a second shot but this one directed towards the outside wall of the apartment.

Shaun Cummins, Vernon Police Department
Shaun Cummins, Vernon Police Department

The police arrested and charged Shaun Cummins with unlawful discharge of a firearm, carrying a firearm while intoxicated, reckless endangerment, threatening and disorderly conduct. The police also seized a 12-gauge shotgun and a .45 calibre handgun. Shaun Cummins is currently being held on $20,000 bond his trial is due next Monday.



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