Intoxicated man fires gun at Silverdale Lanes

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a drunken man firing a gun in the parking lot at All Star Lanes Bowling Center in Silverdale on Thursday, March 22.

Lynn Radford, 37, of Bremerton, was arrested March 22 for reckless endangerment and first degree malicious mischief.

A second man contacted at the scene, also from Bremerton, was detained and then released after further investigation. Both suspects were believed to be highly intoxicated. A firearm was recovered and investigators determined Radford fired two shots into the pavement and one into a parked vehicle.

Sheriff's patrol deputies established a perimeter containment area. Upon reports of shots being fired in the parking lot, the bowling center staff began lockdown procedures for their building.

"They came in intoxicated and we told them they had 30 minutes. I got the guys french fries and one of them a soda. They sat by lanes one and two for 15, 20 minutes and then we told them they had to leave so we could clear out and oil the lanes for leagues," said All Star Lanes General Manager Jim Monahan. The response from the sheriff's department was quick, he said.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies contacted a man wielding a handgun. The suspect complied with verbal instructions given by contact deputies and was detained without further incident.

"I'm glad nobody got hurt," Monahan said Monday. "Out of all the years I've been here, there's bizarre stuff happening in the county lately. It's scary."

Deputy Scott Wilson, a Sheriff's Office spokesman, confirmed as of Monday, Radford remains in custody. Bail is set at $75,000.


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