Man arrested on attempted murder allegation after gun fired at bar |

Man arrested on attempted murder allegation after gun fired at bar

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – A South Lake Tahoe man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Sunday morning after allegedly firing a gun inside Whiskey Dick’s bar.

Scott Enerson, 48, allegedly pulled a loaded handgun from his waistband and held it to the head of a 31-year-old South Lake Tahoe man about 1:45 a.m., according to a Monday statement from the city.

“A struggle over the gun resulted. During the fight Enerson discharged one round from the weapon, which struck the ceiling of the bar,” according to the statement. “The weapon malfunctioned after firing this round and was wrestled away from suspect. Enerson was restrained by the victim when officers arrived on scene.”

Enerson was booked into El Dorado County jail in South Lake Tahoe.

No one was shot during the incident, according to the statement. Enerson and the alleged victim sustained minor injuries in the fight.

“Detectives are conducting follow up investigation to discover the relationship between the suspect and victim and to determine the reasons for this incident,” according to the statement.

Enerson remained in custody Monday afternoon. It is unknown if he has an attorney.

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