Woman injured by glass as man allegedly fires gun at businesses
NORCROSS - A Norcross man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly fired shots in a business area off Jimmy Carter Boulevard.
Hector Eduardo Mendoza-Rodriguez, 28, was seen walking around the Asian Village shopping center near Singleton Road about 7 p.m. firing a gun near a Meineke Shop, a hair salon and a video store. He then went to a Chinese restaurant and allegedly fired several shots into the crowded business.
Flying glass struck and cut a woman in the restaurant, according to police reports. Mendoza-Rodriguez was captured at nearby Crescent Lake Apartments and charged with aggravated assault.
Man charged with disorderly conduct
NORCROSS - A drunk man who admitted he was looking for a fight Tuesday was arrested after punching out the windows of his own truck.
Julian Hernandez-Conception, 27, of Concord, N.C., was leaning against a building in Park Colony Apartments when police arrived at 8:40 p.m. to investigate a domestic disturbance. He appeared visibly intoxicated, according to police reports.
The officer noticed he had cut marks on his hands. A witness told police Hernandez-Conception had come to her building and started trying to fight people. When he could find no one to fight, he punched out the windows of his truck according to police reports.
An ambulance was called to check on Hernandez-Conception's injuries, but he refused to be hospitalized. He was jailed on a charge of disorderly conduct.
11-year-old charged with assault
WINDER - A man was allegedly attacked by his 11-year-old grandson, who was charged with assault and battery.
According to a police report, the man told his grandson to stop yelling at his little sister when the child began to hit the man with a toy gun from a video game.
The man's granddaughter was in the kitchen cooking, the report said, when she heard crying on the front porch. She reportedly went outside to see blood pouring from her grandfather's arms, and drove him to the hospital.
The man had several abrasions and two lacerations on his arms, the report said.
The boy, who lives with his grandfather, told police he stopped hitting him because his sister was crying, and he was afraid his mother would come out, the report said.
The boy was arrested and taken to the Gainesville Youth Detention Center following the incident at 5 p.m. June 23.
Girl falls from second-story window
WINDER - A 6-year-old girl reportedly fell from a second-story window while her sister was baby-sitting.
According to a police report, the 6-year-old was playing upstairs while her 13-year-old sister and 9-year-old brother were watching TV downstairs. The 13-year-old was baby-sitting while the children's parents were at work, the report said.
The 13-year-old allegedly heard a crash outside about 12:30 p.m. June 23, and went outside to see her sister lying on her stomach, crying.
The 13-year-old called her mother, the report said, who told her to call a neighbor. The neighbor then called 911.
The 6-year-old landed on a concrete block, the report said, and did not lose consciousness. There was no visible bleeding at the scene, according to the report.
The girl was taken to the hospital by helicopter, accompanied by her mother. The other two children went with the neighbor.
Chimney Golf Course robbed
WINDER - Chimney's Golf Course was reportedly robbed Monday morning.
The manager of the Pro Shop told police $650 was missing from a drawer and the Chimney's Men's Association, according to a police report.
The security camera had been turned off, the report said, and the security tape was missing from the VCR. The alarm also had been deactivated, according to the report, and police found fingerprints on a window and a partial shoe print on a white piece of plastic when they investigated the scene about 7:40 a.m.
According to the report, no merchandise was missing.
- From wire reports