April 29, 2006 - Posted at 1:18 p.m. CST
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) _ Police say a Hot Springs woman shot and
wounded a man who allegedly exposed himself outside the woman's
home for two consecutive nights. Thirty-seven-year-old Kevin N.
Mestel of Hot Springs faces a charge of public sexual indecency.
The shooting occurred early Sunday and a prosecutor will
consider whether a charge should be filed against the woman. The
sheriff did not release the 30-year-old woman's name.
Officials said the woman had made numerous calls to the
sheriff's department to complain that a man was prowling around her
home and exposing himself. A deputy's report says the woman fired a
warning shot near the man on Saturday night. The report says the
man ``jumped in the air'' and ran as he tried to pull up his pants.
Authorities say Mestel returned the next night and was ``howling
like a dog'' and throwing rocks at the woman's window while