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Report Of "Active Shooter" In La Pine Unfounded

LA PINE, OR -- Reports of an active shooter at a La Pine bowling alley Friday evening sent law enforcement pouring into South County. The report turned out to be untrue, but a 34-year-old was arrested for allegedly firing shots into the air in the Shandy’s parking lot. The Sheriff’s Office says Anthony Bauman got in an argument over a pool game and grabbed a gun from his car. After firing into the air, they say he left the scene. No one was hurt.

Deputies identified Bauman from witness statements and video evidence from the scene. They found Bauman’s vehicle at his residence in the 52000 block of Hwy. 97 in La Pine. Deputies maintained surveillance on the house until members of Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office SWAT responded. SWAT negotiators were able to get everyone to come outside. At approximately 9:00 PM Bauman was taken into custody without incident.

He's charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Menacing, Theft I (stolen firearm), Reckless Endangering, Disorderly Conduct II, Tampering with Evidence, and felony arrest warrant out of Texas.


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