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Man who fired gun at Oregon bar during Super Bowl unfit to stand trial

Police took Donald Bolden, 63, of Florence into custody on charges of Assault 1, Reckless Endangering (6 counts), Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Disorderly Conduct 2.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man accused of firing a gunshot while watching New England's come-from-behind victory in the Super Bowl has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

Court records show a judge ordered Donald Bolden transferred from the Lane County Jail to the Oregon State Hospital.

The Register-Guard reports the move came after a psychological evaluation, the results of which were sealed by the court.

Police said Bolden was having a one-sided argument with a man at the bar of a Eugene restaurant when he pulled out a gun and fired. The bullet struck the bar.

An off-duty police sergeant dining in the restaurant helped detain Bolden.

The 63-year-old Florence man is charged with disorderly conduct, unlawful use of a weapon, attempted assault with a firearm and recklessly endangering another person.

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