Girard man accused of firing weapon at a barbecue

Local News

State Police in Girard are building the case against a man accused of firing a weapon during a barbecue at a home.

The incident allegedly took place at a home in the 11000 block of Lucas Road around 1am Sunday morning.

Police say it was during an argument when 37 year old James Pitt pulled a weapon and fired into the air.  He attempted to fire a second time but the gun jammed, leading others to grab and disarm him.

Pitt faces Reckless Endangerment charges and is being held on probation violations.

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