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Morris County man arrested after discharging firearm inside residence

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Morris County man arrested after discharging a firearm inside residence in Morris Township Monday night, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll.

On April 18, at around 8:00 p.m., police received a 911 call for an incident that occurred at at a residence on Egbert Hill Road, Carroll said.

According to Carroll, Stephen J. Clemo, 46, of Morristown was at the victim’s residence and it’s alleged that he discharged a firearm one time, damaging property within the residence.

At the time the firearm was discharged, the victim and their family members were present inside the home, including a minor child, Carroll said.

When police arrived on scene, Clemo surrendered without incident, Carroll said.

No injuries were reported by the victim, family members, or law enforcement, Carroll said.

Clemo was charged on April 19 with second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, criminal mischief, and harassment. Clemo is currently in custody, Carroll said.

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