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Bullet fired in hotel room penetrates adjacent room

April 10, 2019

A 40-year-old guest at the downtown Hilton hotel was arrested this morning after he accidentally fired a gun in his room, sending a bullet into an adjacent room, Fort Wayne police said.

No one was injured.

Robert Victor Garza Jr. of Crown Pointe was booked at the Allen County Jail after the 7 a.m. incident and charged with criminal recklessness. He was released on $50,000 bond, according to a jail spokesman. 

Police found a bullet hole in the bathroom mirror of the next door room. A female guest was visibly shaken as was Garza, police said. 

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