A man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon June 7 after allegedly firing a rifle and fighting with his brother over shampoo, in the incident, the victim also suffered dog bite wounds to the face while being held down.
According to the incident report, the victim suffered “puncture wounds” around his mouth and was also bleeding from the back of his head. He told police he got into an argument with his brother, Joseph Kilkenny, over using his shampoo and soap. The victim told authorities he got upset during the argument and picked up a cordless drill and threw it towards Kilkenny’s feet.
Kilkenny became enraged and tackled him to the ground, holding him down while the family dog, a large Great Dane, attacked him. The victim suffered bites on his face, on the back of his neck and on the right side of his torso.
The victim’s girlfriend told police she became so upset that she grabbed a shovel and started hitting an broken-down Volkswagen that was parked in the yard. Killkenny then allegedly appeared from an open upstairs window, pointed a rifle at her, and fired toward her. She said the round he fired hit the tire of a small trailer in the vicinity.
Kilkenny’s initial bail was set at $55,000