Kentucky Man Covered in Blood Climbed Fire Escape, Threatened to Kill Tenants in Neighboring Apartment: Police
A Kentucky man covered in blood was arrested after he allegedly scaled a fire escape and threatened to shoot residents in an adjacent apartment, according to authorities.
Around 4:30 a.m. on May 4, Micah Jacobs, 22, went onto a building’s fire escape in Covington and started pointing his gun at a man and woman in one of the apartments, WXIX-TV reported. He allegedly told the man he’d shoot him and break into their home, police said.
Officers arrived on the scene and ordered Jacobs to descend the fire escape, but he refused to comply, WXIX-TV reported.
Police then drew their guns and Jacobs eventually was taken into custody, police said.
WXIX-TV reported that Jacobs’ was covered in blood from self-inflicted injuries.
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Jacobs was booked into the Kenton County Jail and charged with third-degree terroristic threatening, third-degree criminal trespassing, and menacing, according to authorities.
According to officials, he was released on $1,000 bond the same day and is required to wear an electronic monitor.
His preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 30.
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