Police: Paducah man shoots at car, holds off police

Jeremiah Brinson (Source: McCracken County Jail)
Jeremiah Brinson (Source: McCracken County Jail)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Police arrested a Paducah man accused of firing several shots at a passing car and after a standoff with police on Sunday.

Paducah authorities say Roger Crass, 39, of Paducah told them that he was driving on 25th Street when he saw three people on the side of the road.

Crass told police one of those three people began firing at him as he drove by.  A witness to the shooting identified the shooter as Jeremiah Brinson, 20, of Paducah.

When officers caught up with Brinson a short time later, he was holed-up in a home in the 1100 block of Old Mayfield.  Police say he had forced two women inside to leave and was refusing to come out.

About an hour later Brinson surrendered without incident.  He was booked in the McCracken County Jail on charges of first-degree endangerment.  His bond was set at $5,000 cash.

The driver of the car was not injured in the shooting.  Police say his car had two flat tires and had what appeared to be a bullet hole in the rear quarter panel.

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