Shots fired in Burkburnett over reported $10 debt, Michael Myers jailed

BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) — A Burkburnett man has been jailed for reportedly firing shots while trying to collect a $10 debt.

Michael Myers has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon with a bond set at $20,000.

Wounded suspect saved by officer booked into jail

Burkburnett Police responded to a report of gunshots in the 400 block of N. Avenue E on Friday, March 15.

The victim told police Myers was angry over $10 he owed Myers, and Myers came to collect.

He said he went out and paid Myers, but Myers took out a handgun and began firing at him. He said he ran into the house and Myers tried to force his way in, then fired one round into the door before leaving.

Police said they dug one .22 caliber bullet out of the door.

Officers also said a witness told them she saw Myers pointing a gun at the victim.

According to police, they located Myers on a porch on Campbell Street, and after he was detained, he admitted firing the gun but said he wasn't trying to kill the man; he only wanted to scare him because he would not pay the money he owed him.

This is a developing story. Stick with Texoma's Homepage for updates as more information becomes available. All individuals charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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