Fort Covington man jailed after shooting in his home with child inside
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm

FORT COVINGTON -- A Fort Covington man is jailed after allegedly shooting a gun inside a residence that had several occupants, including a young child.

On Wednesday, troopers say they arrested 65-year-old Roy A, Barrick Jr.

He allegedly shot a rifle round off within his residence on Pike Street in Fort Covington.

The residence was occupied by three other people, including a 4-year old child.

Barrick is charged one count each of first-degree reckless endangerment and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies, and misdemeanor counts of child endangerment and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Barrick was arraigned in the Malone Town Court and remanded to the Franklin County Jail, Malone, in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

An order of protection has been issued, troopers said.