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Jamestown Resident Jailed Following Wednesday Brawl

Sonora, CA — A number of shots were fired late Wednesday evening in the area of Rolling Hills and Fallen Leaf in Jamestown.

According to the Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department several individuals arrived in a Chevrolet Silverado pickup and confronted 18 year old Brian Andrew Steele about a vandalism incident that had occured earlier.

Steele and his brother exited the residence. Threats and challenges to fight ensued and a brawl began. Steele reportedly fired a shotgun and at least one round struck the pickup.

Deputies arrested Steele and charged him with assault with a firearm, vandalism, fighting in public and possession of a dangerous weapon. He remains jailed with bail set at $30,000.

No injuries were reported.

Written by Bill Johnson

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