Clarinda Police Arrest Man After Weapon Threat

Thursday evening Clarinda Police responded to a shots fired call at a Clarinda business.  46 year old Robert Christoper Cook of Casper, Wyoming had shoved and directed racial and ethic slurs at 25 year old Luis David Ramos of Denison, Iowa.  Ramos retaliated and struck Cook in the face with a closed fist.  Cook then retrieved a gun from his room and threatened Ramos by firing a shot in the air.  Cook was jailed on charges of going armed with intent, aggravated assault and reckless use of a firmarm.  A charge of assault resulting in bodily injury is pending against Ramos.