LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a teenage girl on Tuesday told investigators that he only meant to scare her when he fired his pistol at their vehicle, police said.
Police say Willie Noble, 48, opened fire early Saturday after finding his car spattered with eggs, mayonnaise, toilet paper and leaves.
The driver fled to a convenience store, where police later found Adrian Broadway with a gunshot wound to the head. She was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
Police said in a news release Tuesday that Noble told investigators that after seeing his car was vandalized, he waited for the teens to return. When they did, he opened fire on their vehicle.
Noble said he only intended to frighten the teenagers.
Jail records don't list an attorney for Noble or say when he will appear in court.
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