SUSPECT ARRESTED: Woman Shot With Pellet Gun

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An Altoona man is in the Polk County jail after being accused of shooting a woman with a pellet gun.

Altoona police say they responded to a call on December 5 on a report of an injured woman.

The incident happened at the Bridlewood Apartments on 5th Avenue Northwest. The victim told officers she was walking in a parking lot when she was shot in the arm.

Officers found evidence of a pellet gun. On Friday, they arrested 47-year-old Michael Hickman.

Police say he removed the window screen from his apartment and fired shots at random targets. He faces several felonies including intimidation with a dangerous weapon.


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