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Police: Allentown Man Fired Gun in Parking Deck

Allentown man fired gun in the air at Starters Riverport garage during argument with girlfriend, Bethlehem police say.

Police: Allentown Man Fired Gun in Parking Deck


say an Allentown man fired a gun inside the parking garage during an argument early Sunday.

Mendez Niles, 24, of 619 N. 7th St., Apt. 3, got into an argument with his girlfriend around 2:15 a.m. and fired a gun into the air, according to court records.

When police arrived, they stopped Niles' car on suspicion of driving while under the influence and found a handgun and spent round inside.

Niles is charged with driving while under the influence, reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and discharge of a firearm.

He was arraigned before on-duty District Judge Richard Yetter in Wilson and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail.

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