A Baton Rouge man was arrested Saturday, accused of shooting at his neighbor multiple times.
Marcus Bowie, 62, was arrested on counts of attempted second degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated criminal damage to property, according to his East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrest report.
The victim was outside of his home in the 7000 block of Maplewood Drive just before 1 p.m. when Bowie walked outside of his home and approached the fence dividing their properties, according to police.
Bowie started an argument with the victim, which the victim initially ignored before engaging. Bowie then walked back into his home, exited a short time later with a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it at the victim and fired at him multiple times, the report states. The victim was able to escape uninjured, but his home and vehicle were damaged during the shooting.
In an interview with police, Bowie reportedly admitted to shooting at the victim and said he got the handgun from his bedroom.
Deputies recovered two handguns from Bowie's home and noticed he had surveillance cameras around the exterior of his home. They were able to download footage from the cameras that captured part of the shooting, which matched up with Bowie's statement, according to the arrest report.