Landlord shoots tenant in his behind for refusing to roll him a cigarette (video)By Mason White 1:10 PM February 18, 2015
By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A landlord was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly shooting his tenant because he refused to roll him a cigarette, police in Pennsylvania said.
Scranton Police said that they have arrested Robert Klemish on Monday night, after being accused of shooting Michael Karasevich inside a house on West Parker Street.
According to the police investigation, Klemish wanted one of his tenants to roll him a cigarette, and when nobody offered to do it, he threatened to shoot them.
Klemish was charged with aggravated assault and discharging a firearm. Police said that the victim was shot in the behind and taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that are not life threatening.
The other tenants living in the house, including a 17-year-old boy, hid in a room when Klemish opened fire. Klemish told police he fired the gun by accident.