Homer man arrested in connection with Kenai shooting incident

A Homer man has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 6 shooting incident in Kenai.

 

According to a Kenai Police Department release, Darry Flyum, 46, of Homer, was arrested by Kenai police on Sept. 21 on charges of assault, misconduct involving weapons, and misconduct involving a controlled substance.

Kenai police say on the evening of Sept. 8 the, department received a report of a male possibly having a grazing gunshot wound. The male, Nicholas Guarnere, reported he had an altercation with a man named Darry on the early morning hours of Sept. 6. in a travel trailer parked on the south side of Walmart in Kenai. Guarnere told police Darry was a guest in his trailer, that the two had an argument that turned physical, with Darry striking him on the head with a pistol and then pointing the pistol at Guarnere’s head. Guarnere said he attempted to maneuver away from the gun while pushing the gun away and the gun fired with the bullet grazing his head. Guarnere received medical treatment for injuries.

Kenai police identified Darry as Flyum.

According to online court records, Flyum was arraigned in Superior Court in Kenai Tuesday on one count of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, one count of being a felon in possession of a weapon, one count of misconduct involving a controlled substance, and one count of tampering with physical evidence.

Second-degree assault is a Class B felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $100,000. The rest of the charges are Class C felonies, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.

A hearing on the case is scheduled for Nov. 7, with trial call scheduled for Nov. 26.

— Staff report

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