Man arrested after allegedly firing gun during a domestic disturbance

Jose Castaneda-Alvarez

NASHUA – Jose Castaneda-Alvarez, 40, of Nashua, faces multiple misdemeanor charges and one felony count after he allegedly fired three rounds from a gun during a domestic disturbance.

At 11:37 p.m. Sunday, officers received a report of shots fired at a local residence. Upon arriving officers spoke with witnesses who reported they had responded to Castaneda-Alvarez’ residence to retrieve belongings. This was a result of an altercation involving Castaneda-Alvarez earlier in the evening.

While standing outside of Castaneda-Alvarez’ residence, the witnesses alleged they heard Castaneda-Alvarez fire three rounds from a gun.

Castaneda-Alvarez initially refused to exit the residence upon the request of officers, but ultimately did so and was placed under arrest and charged misdemeanor domestic violence and four misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest. No injuries resulted from the alleged gunshots.

Detectives from the Special Investigations Division furthered the investigation. As a result, Castaneda-Alvarez was additionally charged with a felony count of reckless conduct.

Castaneda-Alvarez was released on $5,000 cash/surety bail, pending his Thursday arraignment at Hillsborough County Superior Court-South.