Fairmont man charged in firearm incident

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A report from the Fairmont Police Department says Austin Cain, 20, was allegedly drunk and discharged a firearm in an apartment.

Police say Cain was cleaning a 9mm pistol in the bottom floor apartment when the weapon discharged. The round went through the roof of second floor apartment where two other people were.

Cain told police he was intoxicated when the pistol discharged.

Cain has been charged with wanton endangerment.