Woman Joins Kids’ Water Gun Fight–Shooting REAL Gun
A Pennsylvania woman opened fire with a real gun as she joined children playing with water guns.
Residents of the block told police that four children were playing with squirt guns on the sidewalk when one of their neighbors, Billie Jo George, pulled out a real handgun and started pointing it at the kids, according to court documents.
One of the neighbors reacted by yelling to George, “What are you doing with a real gun! Why are you pointing it at my kids? They are only kids!” according to court documents.
The woman then ran inside her home and called police, and while inside, she said she heard a loud “pop.”
Other witnesses told police that George, standing on her porch and pointing the gun at the street, fired a round.
George, 24, was subsequently arrested and charged with four counts of recklessly endangering another person, discharge of firearms, propulsion of missiles onto roadways and disorderly conduct. She was committed to the Berks County Jail on $75,000 bail.