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Charges placed against man in Monday night shooting

September 27th, 2011 4:21 pm by Staff reports

A Johnson City man who ran from police was charged with numerous offenses stemming from gunfire late Monday night, according to a police report.
No one was reportedly injured when shots were fired in the area of 201 McCall Circle shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday, according to a Johnson City police report. An officer who checked the area spoke with Reina Hernandez-Medino, who said a man in a gold Mercury Cougar fired several shots at her home.
According to police, two bullet holes were found in the front of the house, and the glass of Hernandez-Medino’s car was shattered. Police found empty 9mm round casings in the area of her house and car.
Hernandez-Medino said she thought she knew the shooter and directed police to the area of Edna Court, where a gold Cougar was found.
Officers were watching the area when a man, later identified as Enrique Hernandez, 26, 305 Royal Circle, was seen running from the area. Police said he dropped some items while running, including two handguns. The serial number of one of the guns was scratched off, according to police.
Hernandez was taken into custody after a brief struggle, according to the report.
Hernandez was taken to the Washington County Detention Center.
According to a police report, his charges included vandalism, evading arrest and reckless endangerment.

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