NOPD: Panhandler Opens Fire After Not Getting Money

Police say a man panhandling in New Orleans on Christmas Day is facing charges of aggravated assault and resisting arrest.

James Kiesner is accused of firing a BB gun at a person who refused to give him money at the corner of South Carrollton and South Claiborne avenues.

The 23-year-old was booked into the Orleans Parish jail on Wednesday.  Keisner is also accused of a probation violation.

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