Man arrested after firing shots in Seymour

SEYMOUR – Jackson County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested a Seymour man Thursday night after investigating a report of shots fired in the 5100 block of East County Road 100 South.

Chamber Ball

Deputies arrested 18-year-old Chamber Ball, of Seymour, on charges of intimidation with a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, and carrying a handgun without a license.

At approximately 7:08 p.m. Thursday, deputies received a report of shots being fired. But before deputies arrived the caller said the male firing the shots had left the scene and were able to provide the dispatcher with a description of the vehicle.

A Crothersville Police Department officer was on routine patrol when he spotted the vehicle traveling south on US 31, north of State Road 250.

The officer stopped the vehicle and detained Ball for questioning.

Bell admitted to officers he had fired a gun twice.

Ball at first told police the gun was not his and he no longer had it.

Officers discovered Ball had thrown the gun out of the vehicle window when he fled from the scene. Officers searched the area and found the gun along with two spent shells.

Ball was arrested and transported to the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown where he is being held without bond.

A Brownstown Police Department officer assisted at the scene.