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Hall accused of throwing lit fireworks at children

Posted at 11:25 AM, Jul 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-17 13:25:50-04

(HELENA) Bond was set at $5,000 on Monday for Jerry Ronald Hall, who is accused of throwing lit fireworks at children.

Hall, 61 years old, has been charged with three counts of assault with a weapon and one count of lighting fireworks within city limits.

Court documents allege that on July 15th, three children were playing in an enclosed area approximately four feet wide on the 300 block of North Davis when the firework was thrown into the area.

Court documents state the firework, known as a ‘salute cracker,’ exploded a couple of feet away from the kids. 

Authorities say the debris indicates the device was larger than the average firecracker and was capable of injuring someone.

When questioned by police, Hall denied any knowledge of the incident.

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