(ADEL) An Adel man accused of fatally shooting another man says he was just trying to scare the man, not kill him.
Brandon Madren is charged with first-degree murder and reckless use of a firearm causing injury. The Des Moines Register says court document show the gunshot that killed Nathan Greene, of Adel, was fired from a third-story apartment window on February 18th.
Madren told police that Greene tried to kick down his apartment door, then left the building and was standing on Madren’s car in the parking lot. Madren says Greene was threatening him when Madren fired a rifle, hitting Greene in the chest.
Madren remains in the Dallas County Jail on $500,000 bond.