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Charges in Home Damaged by Gunfire

(Michigan City, IN) - A Michigan City man is accused of shooting up a home.  45 year old Alex Boughton, Jr. is charged with firing multiple gunshots into a dwelling in the 200 block of Merrihill Drive late last month.


According to police, Boughton was identified in a photo line-up as the shooter.  Apparently, police said the gunfire was over a dispute with a woman living in the apartment.  Boughton is also a suspect in the firing of nine rounds the day before at Lakeland Estates.


Fortunately, nobody was injured in either incident.


Boughton is charged with criminal recklessness.  He’s also charged with serious violent felon in possession of a handgun because of prior convictions for dealing in cocaine and marijuana.


Boughton is currently being held on $20,000 bond.

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