Police: Lowell man attempted to run woman over, pointed gun at another and fired into the air

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LOWELL — A 29-year-old man from Lowell is facing a slew of charges after he allegedly attempted to run someone over on their lawn, pointed a firearm at another individual, and fired the gun into the air.

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Police say Edward Rose is being charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and negligent operation.

Authorities were notified at around 10:00 a.m. on Saturday that a man, later identified as Rose, was driving on Hazen Notch Road in Lowell and swerved his vehicle in the direction of a 40-year-old woman in her yard, attempting to hit her.

Police say he pointed a firearm at a 41-year-old male at the scene, and while driving his vehicle shot a handgun into the air.

Rose was stopped by police on Hazen Notch Road near Vermont Route 100 and taken into custody.

He was lodged at Northern State Correctional Facility on $5,000 bail and is set to appear in court on Tuesday.

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