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Palm Springs Man Charged For Allegedly Firing Gunshot During Argument

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A man who allegedly fired a gunshot at someone during an argument at a Palm Springs residence was charged with assault with a gun Friday.

Don Ferreira, 58, of Palm Springs was arrested May 17 after police say he fired a round in "close proximity of the victim" while he and the victim were arguing just before 11 p.m. at a home in the 1600 block of Avenida Olancha, Sgt. William Hutchinson said.

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The unidentified victim ran from the home following the gunshot and called 911, according to Hutchinson. Ferreira remained on scene until officers arrived and placed him under arrest.

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He was released the following day on $25,000 bail, but was charged Friday with assault, plus a felony count of discharging a firearm and a sentence enhancing allegation of personal use of a firearm.

Ferreira is due in court Monday morning.

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