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Man arrested after allegedly firing shots in apartment complex


January 31, 2018

A man was arrested late Thursday night, Feb. 1, after allegedly firing a gun from an apartment and then running from police.

Sweet Home Police responded at approximately 10:50 p.m. to the Stonebrook Apartments, 300 W. Holley Road for a report of a domestic disturbance in which a male had fired a gun out of an apartment window.

Sean Michael Finkelstein, 33, was arrested on a variety of weapons and menacing charges.

According to a police statement, upon arrival, officers spotted a man running away from the area. This person matched the description of the individual reported to have shot the firearm. The male was detained without incident. During the investigation, officers learned from the victim and witnesses that nobody was injured but that the suspect had fired the weapon two times off of a balcony at the apartment complex, according to the statement.

Finkelstein was later taken into custody for unlawful use of a weapon, menacing, and felon in possession of a firearm. He was also charged with an additional count of felon in possession of a firearm that stemmed from an investigation at the end of 2017.

He was booked and later transported to the Linn County Sheriff Jail.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Officer Keenan Martin at the Sweet Home Police Department, (541) 367-5181.


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