download (2)Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested John Perry Larson, 60, of Fort Mohave, early Friday (10/16) evening for endangerment, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and misconduct involving a weapon, felonies.   Approximately 5:15 p.m., deputies responded to a weapons offense call at a residence in the 4700 block of Highway 95.  Dispatch advised that the reporting party said that their neighbor, Larson, was drinking and he fired shots at them.  Upon arrival, deputies utilized a public address system and instructed Larson to exit his trailer where he was detained.  Deputies observed Larson to be intoxicated as his speech was slurred and he swayed as he walked.  Deputies contacted a 68-year-old male victim.  The victim reported that he knocked on Larson’s front door to invite him over for dinner, when he heard multiple shots fired.  The victim further reported that one shot went through the trailer door.  The victim advised that he asked his wife to call 911.  The victim did not suffer any injuries.  Deputies observed bullet holes at the main step inside the doorway and a bullet hole in the front door.  Deputies questioned Larson and he denied having any guns.  Deputies further observed what appeared to be a trajectory bullet exiting the front door, down near the edge of a cement pad and into the bottom leg of a BBQ which had fallen over.  Deputies located the following weapons a .38 special revolver, a 9mm and a .22 pistol.  The weapons were taken and placed in evidence pending the County Attorney’s Review.  Larson was transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail without incident.

 

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