- Associated Press - Thursday, September 29, 2016

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - A Fairbanks restaurant worker suspected of firing shots from the roof of the business has been charged with possessing a firearm as a felon.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (https://bit.ly/2dabK3C) reports 28-year-old Damien Harris was arrested after police found 25 shell casings on the roof of the Food Factory.

Harris was convicted of robbery in 2007 and is prohibited from owning a gun.

Police shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday received a report of shots and spoke to restaurant employees. One employee reported seeing Harris with a gun in his hand.

Police found a backpack containing a .40-caliber handgun hidden in a plastic tub in the restaurant’s walk-in cooler. Police say the backpack belongs to Harris.

Sgt. Gary Yamamoto says Harris denied firing the shots.

Harris is free on bail.


Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, https://www.newsminer.com

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