Mexico Man Arrested Accused of Firing Gun at a Nearby Business

A Mexico man is facing charges after an arrest early this morning (Wednesday) for Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

According to a news release from Mexico Public Safety they responded to a call of gunshots being fired in the 400 block of West Monroe just before 2am.

Responding officers contacted 23-year-old Jacob L. Etheridge, in the area.

An investigation indicated Etheridge was impaired and fired a gun out of frustration with a nearby business.

Etheridge was arrested and processed at Mexico Public Safety, and later taken to the Audrain County Jail.

There were no injuries from the incident.

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