Jeffrey Dowdy threatens girlfriend’s boss with airsoft rifle after she was fired from Smoothie King

22-year-old Jeffrey Dowdy was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend’s boss at the Smoothie King on Madison Street on March 15th. When officers arrived at the mentioned location, they contacted the victim. The victim alleged that Dowdy threatened to shoot him while holding an AR-like rifle. The victim added that while he and Dowdy were arguing, Dowdy pulled out a rifle and told him that he was going to shoot him after work. Dowdy’s girlfriend was present and corroborated the victim’s statements; however, she did not say what Dowdy said during the encounter. When officers questioned Dowdy, he stated that the gun was one of his several airsoft rifles. Jeffrey Dowdy was taken into custody and charged with imitation of a firearm in public.

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