Garner man sentenced for pointing a gun at people

Authorities say he ordered a woman and children out of his home at gunpoint.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 8:29 PM

GARNER, Iowa – A Hancock County man accused of pointing a gun at a woman and children is pleading guilty.

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Scott William Hennings, 52 of Garner, was arrested on May 4 after seven law enforcement agencies were called to his home. Hennings was charged with domestic abuse assault with a dangerous weapon after authorities said he pointed a handgun at the woman and children and ordered them out of his house after a financial dispute.

Hennings pleaded guilty on July 5 and was sentenced to 60 days in jail, with credit for time served, and one year of probation. He must also participate in the Iowa Domestic Abuse Program.

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