A Lewiston man is in jail on a list of charges after allegedly firing a gun at people and buildings in Lewiston on Tuesday. According to a Trinity County Sheriff’s release, Terrin C. Chase, 35, was arrested without incident after a short investigation Oct. 27.

According to the release, deputies responded to an afternoon call that an assault had occurred in Lewiston. Chase was identified as the suspect and the caller reported that he had left the location.

“While deputies were responding to the location, another report was made which indicated that Chase had returned to the scene with a firearm and was discharging the firearm at individuals and buildings,” the release said. “Deputies responded to the location, but Chase again fled the scene.”

He was located and arrested without incident a short distance away.

Sheriff’s investigators located the firearm, along with other evidence they say confirmed the allegations.

“Chase was interviewed, during which time he admitted to possessing the firearm, discharging the firearm, and being at the scene of the incident,” the TCSO report said. “No individuals were harmed as a result of this incident, and Chase remains in custody at the Trinity County Jail.”

Chase is charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon (firearm), criminal threats, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a felon in possession of ammunition, negligent discharge of a firearm, firing at an inhabited building, and parole violation. Due to the parole violation charge, bail has been denied.

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