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Deputies: Clay man with 'family' tattoo points gun at sister

by: News 104.5 WOKV Updated:

Christopher Burns
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An Orange Park man was arrested Wednesday after deputies say he pointed a gun at his 19-year-old sister during an altercation.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said Christopher Burns, 21, got mad at his sister after she apparently washed his pants that contained Ecstasy.


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According to the report, the incident happened at a home on Sunrise Village Drive that the siblings share.

The report said Burns grabbed a gun from underneath a couch cushion and pointed it in his sister’s direction. At some point after, deputies said he walked outside of the home and fired several rounds into the ground.


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Deputies said they entered the residence and found furniture thrown and broken. The CCSO said drugs played a factor in this incident.

The victim told deputies she feared her brother was going to shoot and kill her.

Burns was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill. 


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