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Pasco man accused of using paintball gun to shoot boy

NEW PORT RICHEY

Man pelted boy with paintballs, police say

The boy had failed to do the dishes. So Corey Wagner took out his paintball gun, went into the child's room and pelted the boy and his room with paintballs, according to police.

A New Port Richey police officer who responded Tuesday morning to the home at 5324 Luna Vista Drive said Wagner told him he had shot the boy with the paintball gun. The boy's age was not available.

Wagner, 33, was charged with aggravated child abuse with a weapon. He was released from jail on $10,000 bail.

Pasco man accused of using paintball gun to shoot boy 11/17/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 8:18pm]
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