News Staff Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — A warrant has been issued for a Mount Vernon in connection with an alleged incident that took place Tuesday on East Ohio Avenue.

Mount Vernon Police Department Capt. George Hartz, told the News this morning an arrest warrant has been issued for Josh Shannon, 31, on a charge of aggravated menacing.

Hartz said the owner of the property at 307 E. Ohio Ave., went to the residence to collect the rent for this coming month. Shannon, who lives at 1101 N. Mulberry St., was allegedly on the porch at East Ohio Avenue. The police report stated Shannon pulled out a pistol and allegedly told the property owner, “Don’t bug my buddy,” then walked away.

Shannon is a white male, 5’5”, 170 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is encouraged to call the Mount Vernon Police Department at 397-2222.



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