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Deputies: Madison Co. man fired shotgun twice at man he was fighting with

Russell Bellair (Madison County Sheriff's Office)

A Madison County man faces several charges a physical dispute that end with him allegedly firing a shotgun at another man twice, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say 42-year-old Russell Bellair, on Main Street in North Brookfield, was arrested Tuesday and faces charges of Reckless Endangerment, Menacing and Criminal Possession of a Weapon following what they say was a physical dispute at his home.

The sheriff's office says at some point during the dispute, Bellair grabbed his shotgun and pointed it at the man he was fighting with's head.

"The man pushed the barrel of the gun away when Bellair fired the gun," a sheriff's office release said. It goes on to say as the man ran from Bellair's home, Bellair allegedly shot at him a second time. Deputies say the man was not struck by either of the shots and was not injured.

Bellair was arraigned in the Town of Hamilton Court and sent to the Madison County Jail on $2,500 cash, $5,000 bond, according to the sheriff's office. Inmate records indicate he is no longer in custody.

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