A silhouette of the late nation legend appeared to pee from a water tower after somebody fired a bullet into the mural’s groin. (Watch the video beneath.)
Fox 16 famous that the tower, in Money’s birthplace of Kingsland, Arkansas, sprung its leak on Might 10 and value town $200 in water on a regular basis. Mayor Luke Neal stated the $5,000 restore tab is steep for a city of its dimension (inhabitants 447, in line with a highway signal). The station quipped that it’s going to put the civic funds in a hoop of fireplace.
A suspect, Timothy Sled, 38, of the Kingsland space, was arrested, Chief Deputy Gary Younger of the Cleveland County sheriff’s division informed HuffPost on Wednesday. Whereas Sled gained’t doubtless be singing the “Folsom Jail Blues,” he’s being charged with felony legal mischief and impairing a significant public facility. Requested if Sled allegedly hit the strategic space on goal together with his high-powered rifle, Younger replied, “It might have been a fortunate shot.”
As for when the repairs shall be performed, HuffPost has requested remark from the mayor.
1000’s of gallons of wasted water is not any joke, however a CBS affiliate cracked just a few good ones about the issue. THV 11 wrote that town had a “Money-flow” drawback and that the prank “walks the road” between comedy and vandalism.