Around 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Fife Heights resident, Michael McBee decided to settle an argument with his neighbor by pulling out his 9mm and heading over to the neighbor’s house to finish the disbute. McBee fired shots at his neighbor, his neighbor’s wife and their friend while they were hanging out in the garage. Luckily no one was hit because McBee was running away while shooting. He then proceeded to lock himself in his house for five hours before giving himself up to the authorities after they promised to look after his dogs. McBee is being charged with attempted first degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault and one count of first-degree burglary, and being in possession of a firearm. It has been reported that McBee has been part of many neighborhood disputes before this incident. McBee as of now as plead not guilty to the charges against him.
This shooting incident cause a great disturbance in the greater Tacoma area, especially because this area is heavily family based and doesn’t tend to have any problems in it. This incident would affect the city of Milton’s growth population, meaning that people will stop choosing to live in this area. This can hurt the cities financial stability. The city’s town representatives need to ensure the public that they are doing everything to keep the place safe and predicted.