Concealed carry holder charged with firing gun on Uptown street

A concealed carry holder fired his handgun on an Uptown street Saturday night, but no one was injured, according to police and prosecutors.

Rogdrick Wilson | CPD

Police responded to several calls of shots fired near the intersection of Magnolia and Leland avenues shortly after 11 p.m. One caller told police that a man wearing shorts was shooting at the intersection.

Officers stopped 49-year-old Rogdrick Wilson a few minutes later based on the caller’s description. Police say Wilson was carrying a handgun in a holster when they patted him down.

Wilson told officers that he “let off a round,” prosecutors said in bond court Sunday. He has a valid Firearm Owner’s ID card and a concealed carry license.

Prosecutors charged Wilson with reckless discharge of a firearm. Judge David Navarro set bail at $5,000.

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