Cleveland Davis, 39, was arrested Sunday in connection with threatening a woman with a gun and endangering her 9-year-old son.

The alleged incident occurred at approximately 5:47 p.m. Aug. 5, when police were called to Westbrook Drive in Hartsburg after a woman reported an assault with a weapon.

According to the probable cause statement, the suspect shot at the woman with a handgun and threatened to burn her house down.

The woman told police the shot missed her and hit the bedroom wall 2 inches from her head. She said her 9-year-old son was present.

Davis is a convicted felon and is not legally allowed to possess a firearm, according to the probable cause statement.

Davis was being held in the Boone County Jail without bail.

He has been charged with first-degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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