Sixty-eight-year-old Frostburg resident Larry Allan Layton was charged, following an incident last Wednesday morning in the Broadway area. Layton had been firing a gun into the air and threatened to shoot anyone who came near him. Layton was safely disarmed and taken to the hospital for an evaluation. He was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment and one count of disorderly conduct. He is currently being held at the Allegany County Detention Center, pending trial.