Police: Man found passed out in his own vomit during call for fight involving gun
Posted: Sep 9, 2019 3:27 PM EDT
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind.—A 36-year-old man is accused of starting a fight involving a shotgun, according to Elkhart Police.
Officers were sent to the 700 block of Bristol Street on September 6 regarding a fight involving firearms.
Once on scene, officers located the people they believe were involved in the fight as well as a shotgun.
According to police, Angel Lerma, 36, of Elkhart, is accused of starting the fight.
Lerma was passed out in his own vomit in the foyer of a home when officers arrived and when officers attempted to check on Lerma’s well-being, Lerma became irate and violent, police reports said.
Lerma was arrested on suspicion of neglect of a dependent and disorderly conduct.