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Man arrested after firing shots in Laurel hotel room

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 13:40:46-04

A man was arrested and is now facing multiple charges after allegedly shooting a gun inside of his hotel room on Sunday. 

Police were called to the Garden Inn Hotel on Laurel Ft. Meade Road after reports of gunshots. When they got to the hotel, they found a man, later identified as 21-year-old Jesse Jordan Scrivner, who was acting erratically and appeared to be on drugs. 

Officers were able to arrest Scrivner and an investigation revealed he fired his gun inside his hotel room causing property damage.

No injuries were reported and officials closed Route 198 while officers were investigating to make sure everyone was safe. 

Scrivner has been charged with Reckless Endangerment, Firearm Use in the Commission of a Violent Crime, Possession of a Firearm With a Felony Conviction, Failure to Obey a Reasonable and Lawful Order, and other related offenses.