Shooting near a home Leads to Arrest

Joshua St Paul Ledbetter... Photo provided by the CCSD

Joshua St Paul Ledbetter… Photo provided by the CCSD

On Sunday Deputy Lee Marcom responded to Commodore Lane in Manchester concerning a shooting. Marcom says when he arrived, the victim told him that Joshua St Paul Ledbetter fired a .45 caliber pistol near the home. Ledbetter age 22 of Volunteer Ave Manchester allegedly left on foot and was located a short time later on Volunteer Ave. Marcom says that Ledbetter had a very strong odor of intoxicant, very unsteady on his feet and was very belligerent. Deputies were able to get the subject to give them the pistol. The man allegedly admitted to firing the pistol.
Ledbetter was charged with Aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, illegal possession and public intoxication. Bond was set at $19,000 and a court date of July 11, 2016.