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Firing on rats in hallway brings arrest

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An Allston man was arraigned in Brighton District Court yesterday after he allegedly fired an unlicensed rifle at rats in the hallway of his Franklin Street residence, said a statement from the office of Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley. William McAbee, 57, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and unlawfully discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, prosecutors said. They said McAbee admitted to opening fire on the rats when police responded Nov. 20.

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