- Roger Scheid, 66, has been arrested in Key Largo, Florida, for allegedly firing his gun in the air during the middle of the day
- Authorities arrived and said he was ‘naked and appeared to be intoxicated’
- Scheid first said he was cleaning his guns and then said he was checking to see if they worked
- He was charged with unlawful discharge of a weapon and firing a weapon while under the influence
Robert Scheid, 66, has been arrested after he allegedly fired guns to see if they worked when he was drunk and naked
A Florida man has been arrested after he allegedly fired weapons into the air while he was naked and drunk.
Roger Scheid, 66, said he wanted to see if his shotgun and and .45 caliber gun worked, so he allegedly fired them in his house at around 1pm on Tuesday.
Police received two 911 calls reporting gunfire coming from a home in Key Largo, Florida.
When authorities arrived, they found the front and back doors of the home open.
Deputies called for the resident to come out of the house. When Scheid came to the door, he was naked and appeared to be intoxicated, according to a news release.
Deputies found Scheid naked and apparently intoxicated at 1pm after allegedly firing guns in his home
Scheid originally gave the officers conflicting stories. He first said that he was cleaning his guns, and then he changed his statement to say he was checking them to see if they worked.
Police found a fully loaded shotgun on the bed in one of the bedrooms and a loaded .45 caliber handgun on a pile of clothing.
Two spent shell casings from the gun were found on the rear porch of the home.
Scheid was arrested and charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm and firing a weapon while under the influence of alcohol.
Scheid first said that he was cleaning his guns, and then he changed his statement to say he was checking them to see if they worked