Pennsylvania Man Shoots Teen for Throwing Snowball: Police

A central Pennsylvania man is under arrest after police say he brought a gun to a snowball fight.

York police say Jerquan Shaquille Dickson shot a 15-year-old boy in the right arm and left thigh Saturday after the teenager allegedly threw snowballs at his car.

The 15-year-old was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

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Dickson is charged with felony aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person. The 22-year-old is free on $150,000 bail. Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available.

Witnesses told police they saw Dickson follow the boy until they were out of sight and then heard seven gunshots.

Police say Dickson claimed he fired a warning shot into the air and then several more shots into the snow toward the teenager and his friends.

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