Shirtless Rhode Island man allegedly shot corncobs at neighbor’s house with homemade potato gun

Close up of delicious sweet yellow corn just picked from the farm

Close up of delicious sweet yellow corn just picked from the farm

WESTERLY,  R.I. — A Rhode Island man was arrested after police say he used a homemade potato gun to shoot corncobs at a neighbors house.

The Westerly Sun reports 50-year-old Jeffrey M. Osella has been arguing with his neighbor for 13 years and after an argument on Tuesday, he loaded the cobs into a potato gun and shot them at the house. The gun was made of PVC pipe and uses a light accelerant to be ignited.

After the incident, police say the man answered his front door without a shirt and corn kernels stuck to his chest.

He was charged with disorderly conduct and firing in a compact area.