A bizarre altercation unfolded in Louisville, Kentucky, when Clifton Williams, 64, reportedly became enraged upon discovering that his roommate had consumed the last Hot Pocket, a popular microwaveable snack. According to the police citation, Williams began hurling tiles at his roommate in a fit of anger.
The roommate, whose identity remains undisclosed, claimed that he attempted to defend himself but eventually decided to leave the premises. However, Williams reportedly reentered their residence, retrieved a firearm, and shot the victim in the backside.
Following the shooting, the injured roommate managed to travel a few blocks to seek assistance and was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Williams was arrested early Sunday and charged with second-degree assault. During his arraignment on Monday, he pleaded not guilty. His bond was set at $7,500, and a court order forbids him from having any contact with the victim. Williams is scheduled to appear in court again on May 30.
This bizarre incident highlights the unexpected consequences that can arise from seemingly trivial disputes and serves as a reminder of the importance of conflict resolution and communication skills in maintaining peaceful coexistence.