- Associated Press - Sunday, January 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police say a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested for firing a gun inside a house party in Sacramento.

Sacramento Police Department spokesman Matthew McPhail said Sunday 23-year-old Kyle Rowland, of Sacramento, was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired a gun Friday after a confrontation with party-goers. No one was injured in the shooting.

McPhail says Rowland left the party but returned with a gun. Two firearms were recovered from the scene.

He says that when police arrived Rowland was being held by several party-goers. A booking photo shows Roland with a bloody right eye.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department said Rowland joined as a deputy in October but was let go after his arrest.

The Sacramento Bee reports Rowland is also a prominent blues musician who plays the harmonica and sings for the Kyle Rowland Blues Band, a popular band in the Sacramento area.

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