Hartselle man arrested after brief standoff, charged with stealing gun and shooting into home


UPDATE: The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office said the standoff ended and one person was taken into custody just before 11:10 a.m.

Danny Lee Bagwell, 38, was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary and shooting into an occupied dwelling, both felonies.

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reported a standoff in Morgan County Saturday morning.

According to a Facebook post, deputies were called to the 100-block of Guy Roberts Road.

The Sheriff’s Office said a man broke into one home, stole a gun, and shot into another.

MCSO Sgt. Halbrooks told News 19 the owner of the first house woke up to find the man in his living room and asked what he was doing with his .22 rifle.

The man said he was borrowing it and would bring it back, then left the house and shot into an occupied home. No one was injured.

The man went back to his trailer and deputies were able to talk him out of the trailer and arrest him.

Bagwell was taken to the Morgan County Jail. Bond was set at $10,000.

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