1/1/2014 9:43 AM
by Rebecca Turco
PRINCETON - A man is arrested in Mercer County after allegedly firing shots toward uncle's head.
Christopher Persiani, 29, is charged
with attempt to commit murder, domestic assault and domestic battery.
The incident happened early Wednesday morning
at a house on Tilley Road in Princeton, according to sheriff’s deputies. Four
officers responded to a report that Persiani had fired shots toward his uncle's
head with a 12 gauge double barrel shotgun. The officers arrested Persiani
Persiani reported the incident was a
misunderstanding, saying his girlfriend hit his arm, causing him to trigger the
gun by accident, according to officers. Both rounds were charged into the
Persiani is in Southern Regional Jail
awaiting video arraignment.