Police: Lake County dads fight after air rifle discharges inside Walmart

EASTLAKE, Ohio - A pair of Lake county fathers are in trouble with the law, after police said they were nearly arrested for fighting inside a store.

Eastlake police posted to the department's Facebook page that on Friday officers responded to Walmart for reports of two men fighting in the sporting goods section.

According to police, one of the men's children opened an air rifle inside the store and began pumping it with air. The child then discharged the rifle, nearly striking the other father's daughter.

Upset, a fight ensued between the two men.

Police said despite the fight, no one was hurt.

Both men and their children were talked to and sent on their way.

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