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Police: Stray bullet strikes wall near where couple slept in Lebanon

LEBANON, Pa.–A stray bullet ripped through a wall of a home in Lebanon city on New Years morning, missing two people who were sleeping inside. Officers re...

LEBANON, Pa.–A stray bullet ripped through a wall of a home in Lebanon city on New Years morning, missing two people who were sleeping inside.

Officers responded to a residence located along the 700 block of Chestnut Street for a reported domestic dispute with shots fired around 4:23 a.m.

Police said Mikhail Rolon, 26, of Lebanon, was involved in an argument with a 31-year-old woman after returning home from celebrating on New Year’s eve, according to police reports. During the argument police said Rolon assaulted the woman and then fired a rifle into a wall shared with a neighboring residence. The bullet went through the wall and into a wall near where two adults were sleeping. No one was hurt in the shooting.

Rolon was taken into custody after a brief chase with police.

Authorities charged Rolon with discharging a a firearm into an occupied structure, recklessly endangering another person and simple assault. He was taken to Lebanon County Central Booking for arraignment.