Des Moines man arrested for making threats with rifle

DES MOINES, Iowa-  A Des Moines man's behind bars accused of  threatening a group of people with a fire arm Tuesday night.

Police say 52-year-old James Edwards argued with others at his home in the 2800 block 1st Street around 10:30 p.m.  Police say Edwards got a .30 caliber rifle from his roommate’s closet, pointed it at people in the house, threatening to shoot them.  

Officers took Edwards into custody without incident.   He's facing several charges including intimidation with a deadly weapon, control of a firearm by a felon, and harassment



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