Man fires shotgun after trying to break into house, police say

Man fired shotgun after trying to break into house, police say

MUHLENBERG CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Two people are in the Muhlenberg County Jail accused in an attempted burglary.

The Greenville Police Department says Mark Johnson tried to break into a family member’s house on South Main Street but then ran into the woods. That’s when officers say he fired shots from a shotgun.

No one was hurt, but officers found Johnson and Misty Neal near the Greenville Water Treatment Plant.

Mark Johnson and Misty Neal
Mark Johnson and Misty Neal (Source: Muhlenberg Co. Jail)

Johnson is facing charges of Attempted Burglary, running from police, and Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon.

Neal is facing charges of evading police.

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