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Man arrested with gun after fighting with restaurant employee

LAKEVIEW, AR (KAIT) - A 67-year old man was arrested Friday at the Gaston Resort in Lakeview after fighting with a restaurant employee.

According to Baxter County Sheriff's Office, James Michael Sloan of Holiday Island, who was a guest at the resort, became upset with one of the bar employees and was asked to leave. Sloan paid his bill and left, but later returned and began arguing and making threats.

The sheriff's office press release says Sloan later head butted and began fighting with a restaurant employee and pulled a loaded handgun. The gun was later taken by a patron of the restaurant without the gun being fired.

Sloan was charged with Aggravated Assault, a felony, and carrying a weapon, which is a misdemeanor. Sloan was released on $50,000 bond.

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