Jeffrey C. Barton wants an apology from Vice President Joe Biden.
The Vancouver man faces a misdemeanor charge of illegally discharging a firearm from an incident July 15 in which he says he fired a shotgun in the air to chase away three men who were allegedly breaking into his vehicles.
After pleading not guilty July 17 to the misdemeanor charge, 52-year-old Barton said that he was following advice from the vice president of the United States.
“I did what Joe Biden told me to do. I went outside and fired my shotgun in the air,” he said.