Man surrenders to SWAT Team after shooting a shotgun in his home
WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI) – A man has been arrested for shooting a shotgun inside his home. A neighbor called police complaining that pellets were falling onto his home. When police arrived they heard Jason Marschuetz, 39, shooting.
The SWAT team was called in to negotiate with Marschuetz. Police say he was the only one home and was upset over a personal matter. Crisis negotiators attempted to negotiate with him and failed. Several more shots were heard inside the home. The SWAT team says he shot at one of their trucks.
After several hours of talks Jason Marschuetz surrendered to authorities. He is currently being held at the St. Charles County Adult Detention Center on charges of 1st Degree Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and 2 counts of 2nd Degree Property Damage.
He has a $200,000 cash bond.