SPRINGFIELD — A heavy police presence at Forest Park Townhomes ended with one man being arrested.
The Springfield Police Department tells KOLR 10 the situation began around 6:30 a.m. on Friday when officers responded to a report of a man firing a shot in his apartment.
Charles Henry Moore was arrested and is facing three counts of unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action after the incident.
According to an arrest warrant filed in Greene County, Moore discharged his firearm around 8 times with his daughter inside. Officers determined the shots went through multiple apartments.
A Drug Recognition Expert conducted an evaluation on Moore at the jail and determined he was under the influence.
Nobody was injured and the suspect’s teenage daughter made it out of the apartment safely, according to police.
Moore entered a plea of not guilty and his next appearance in court will be on Nov. 21 for a bond hearing.