PISGAH, Ala. (WHNT) — One man is behind bars after authorities said he robbed his neighbor, dragged him out of the house and shot at him.
49-year-old Jimmy Peek, Jr. was arrested around 12 p.m. Tuesday after Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators responded to a home on County Road 778 for a possible robbery.
Authorities said Peek allegedly went to a neighbor’s house and forced his way in, then assaulted the 65-year-old man and dragged him outside.
Peek is accused of taking several personal items from the victim, including his wallet and a Fire Department portable radio. The sheriff’s office said Peek also had a firearm that he allegedly shot at or near the neighbor.
The victim was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries and was not taken to the hospital, according to authorities.
Peek was booked into the Jackson County Jail and was charged with first-degree robbery without further incident.
He remains in jail on a $100,000 bond.