GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA) - Montgomery County Police say a Gaithersburg man is charged with discharging a firearm in an urban area and reckless endangerment after admitting to firing an AK-47 into the air in his backyard.
Thirty-eight-year-old Kenneth Wayne Barney Jr. is being held on $20,000 bond. He is scheduled for a bond review Monday afternoon in Rockville.
No one was hurt in the incident. According to police, a search of Barney's home on Washington Grove Lane turned up four weapons, including the AK-47, a 12 gauge shot gun and two handguns. Police say one handgun was loaded.