WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Authorities say a man is charged with using a stolen handgun to shoot a toilet in a northeastern Pennsylvania bar named Shooters.
Police say they received a report of a toilet being shot in the men's room at the Wilkes-Barre bar early Tuesday.
Police say 41-year-old Leroy Michael Smith walked out of the bar after the gunshot and returned five minutes later. Investigators believe Smith hid the gun in the seat of a vehicle. Police say they later recovered the weapon.
Smith told investigators he didn't shoot the toilet. He has been released from jail after posting $5,000 bail. It's not clear if he has an attorney.
He's charged with reckless endangerment, receiving stolen property and other counts.