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Cornelius fight leads to gunfire, arrest
A Cornelius man was arrested early Sunday for firing a gun after a fight with his neighbor.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Huber Lopez-Lopez, 38, charged with of Unlawful Use of Weapon, Menacing and Harassment.
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, at 12:09 a.m. on May 8, deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to North Clark
Court on a report of gunshots being fired.
Deputies learned that two men were reportedly drinking and involved in an altercation in front of their duplex. After the fight was broken up, both returned to their homes.
Lopez-Lopez then retrieved a gun, threatened to kill his neighbor, and reportedly fired the gun in an unknown direction. No one was injured as a result of the gunshots, and no property damage was immediately located or reported.
Deputies responded with the assistance of the Tactical Negotiations Team and secured the
scene. After several attempts to contact Mr. Lopez-Lopez, he was taken into custody without incident.