St. Cloud Police were called to an apartment building at the 32 hundred block of 15th Street North to respond to a verbal argument early Thursday morning.
Officers found 22-year-old Austin Stirling of St. Cloud as he aimed a handgun at a resident then at the officers when they identified themselves before the gun was knocked out of his hand.
Stirling was taken to the Stearns County Jail and is being held on a charge of 2nd degree assault against a police officer. The gun was found and revealed to be a BB gun made to look like a real handgun.