• Deputies: New Smyrna Beach man arrested for firing gun while drunk


    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - Volusia County deputies arrested a New Smyrna Beach man for allegedly shooting a gun into some woods near a residential area while he was drunk.

    Deputies said Bud Price was shooting a gun across Washington Street into some nearby woods Tuesday morning.

    An off-duty deputy was at his home when he said he saw Price shooting the gun. The deputy approached Price and called 911.

    Price told deputies he had just gotten back from his methadone treatment and was shooting the gun for fun.

    No one was hurt.

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