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Convicted felon accused of waving gun on basketball court

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CAMDEN, SC (WIS) -

A man who, by law, is not allowed to have a gun, has been arrested after several people said he interrupted their basketball game by jumping onto the court with a gun.

Camden Police officers were called to Boykin Park on Highland Ave. Friday afternoon after several players said a man with a handgun interrupted their game. According to the incident report, witnesses told officers a man used explicit words toward them, threatened them, and hit an 18-year-old player in the face with the pistol.

Police arrested 32-year-old Tarik Omar Shiggs of Camden, whom they say is a convicted felon. Shiggs is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, three counts of pointing and presenting a firearm and assault and battery.

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