(LAFAYETTE) - A Lafayette man allegedly shooting at a stray cat was arrested when the bullet struck a nearby home.
Deputies responded to the Hunters Crest Subdivision, near County Road 450 South and Concord Road, around 4:30 a.m. Monday.
During the course of the investigation, deputies documented apparent bullet damage to a nearby home.
Deputies returned Tuesday to question neighborhood resident Derek J. Rector, 24 of Lafayette, Ind.
Deputies arrested Rector for allegedly shooting a firearm into an inhabited dwelling. He has been preliminarily charged with C Felony Criminal Recklessness with a Deadly Weapon.
A resident was home at the time of the incident but there were no injuries.
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