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Florida man allegedly throws fire extinguisher at disabled veteran

Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 5:25 AM
By: Ryan DiPentima, Palm Beach Post

A Florida man is accused of throwing a fire extinguisher at a disabled veteran.

James M. Hagen, of Gainesville, reportedly got into an argument with his neighbor, a disabled veteran in a wheelchair, on Monday. The argument allegedly stemmed from Hagan’s belongings blocking his neighbor’s access to a fire extinguisher, according to the Gainesville Sun.

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Hagen allegedly threw the extinguisher at his neighbor – striking him in the abdomen and thighs – and allegedly threatened to “dump” him from his wheelchair, according to the Gainesville Sun

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Hagen, 58, was arrested and charged with aggravated abuse on a disabled adult. He was taken to the Alachua County Jail.

Read more at the Gainesville Sun.