Man arrested for threatening family, firing shots from car

Man arrested for threatening family, firing shots from car (Image 1)
Man arrested for threatening family, firing shots from car (Image 1)

A man was arrested early Friday morning after police say he fired six shots out his car window moments after threatening a family at a home.

Police in the Priest Lake area finally caught up to Hubert Rucker at a gas station on Smith Springs Road.

A woman who knows Rucker said he showed up to her home intoxicated and armed with a gun. He threatened her before leaving, according to an affidavit.

A few minutes later, police started getting calls about shots fired.

At that gas station, Rucker admitted to police he fired six shots out of his car window. Police found a pistol in the trunk.

Rucker, 44, is charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, illegal possession of a weapon and DUI.

He was booked into the Metro jail on $35,000 bond.

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