Shots fired over parking spot dispute between neighbors in Charles County

A man has been arrested for firing a gun as a result of a dispute with a neighbor over a parking space.

Officers responded to the 2900 block of Mourning Dove Place in Waldorf around 6 p.m. on Thursday for the report of shots fired.

An investigation revealed that neighbors were involved in a dispute over an assigned parking space when the suspect, Ronald Shaquille Ellison, Jr., 28 of Waldorf, went into his residence, retrieved a handgun and came outside.

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He then stood on his front steps and discharged several rounds into the air.

Ellison was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment. A district court commissioner ordered that Ellison could be released on personal recognizance on Friday.