CEDAR FALLS – A Cedar Falls man has been released pending trial after allegedly firing a gun in his mobile home over the weekend.

A passerby called police after hearing five gunshots as he walked past the mobile home at lot 114 around 8:20 p.m. Saturday.

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Officers surrounded the home and detained the resident, 27-year-old Jeffrey Scott Baker, when he exited a short time later. Inside the mobile home, officers found spent shell casings on the floor and loaded 9mm Ruger pistol on a coffee table next to a pill bottle that contained marijuana. A skull-shaped pipe with marijuana residue was found in the kitchen.

Baker was arrested for reckless use of a firearm, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm in connection with a drug offense.

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