Reynoldsville Borough Police have filed charges in connection with an alleged shooting incident that took place in the borough on October 31.
According to the criminal complaint filed with District Magistrate David Inzana’s office on November 1, police were called to 1108 Grant Street extension for a report of a male who fired a gun at a vehicle during a repossession.
Douglas Brosius, the driver of the tow truck, told Borough Police Chief Troy Bell that he and Jeffrey Brosius were at the scene to do a repossession of a Ford F-150 pick up truck belonging to 29-year-old Brandon Mark Huffman of Reynoldsville. The truck was parked in front of Huffman’s Grant Street residence, unlocked and with the keys in the ignition. Jeffrey Brosius drove the pickup truck away from the scene
As Douglas Brosius was backing out the tow truck, he said he saw two people come out of the residence, later identified as Beulah Pontius-Huffman and Brandon Mark Huffman, who began chasing the pickup. Brosius told police he saw Brandon Mark Huffman had a handgun which he fired in the direction of the pickup truck driven by his son, Jeffrey.
Huffman was apprehended at his residence without incident. Police recovered a Remington 1911 .45 caliber handgun from a closet at the residence. The report states there was a live round in the chamber and the hammer was in the cocked back position. There were six more live rounds in the eight-round magazine.
Police conducted a search and found a spent shell casing in the area where witnesses said Huffman fired the handgun.
The accused faces several charges, including criminal attempt-homicide, two counts of aggravated assault, and recklessly endangering another person. He is currently in the Jefferson County Jail.
Borough police were assisted by the Brookville Borough Police Department and the Pennsylvania State police.