Stray bullet hits neighbor’s refrigerator in Altoona, woman charged

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Flinton woman is facing felony gun charges after allegedly shooting a handgun during an argument in July, shattering the glass of a door and putting a hole in a refrigerator door

Candice M. Julian, 42, is also facing misdemeanor charges of recklessly endangering another person. According to police, Julian was involved in an argument on July 18 with her 20-year-old son and another woman at a residence on North 6th Street in Altoona.

The argument continued as both parties moved to the parking area. The victims were telling Julian to leave when they heard a loud bang. Julian got into a vehicle and drove away, according to the report.

According to police, a neighbor heard a loud noise while sitting in her living room. She walked into her kitchen and noticed glass falling from her storm door and magnets from her refrigerator on the floor. Upon further inspection, she noticed a hole in her refrigerator door, according to the report.

Police said they were unable to extract the bullet from the refrigerator without destroying the door. The damage in the report is listed at $1,300.

In an interview with Julian, she admitted to grabbing a handgun and firing it into the air, according to the report. Police said they ran a background check, revealing that she was denied the purchase of a firearm.

Julian is currently awaiting a preliminary hearing.

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