On December 24, 2016 at 5:27 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township for a shooting. The resident, Scott L. Behney, 57, reported to 911 that he had shot an intruder with his pistol. The police investigation determined that Behney was hallucinating and fired a handgun multiple times although no one else was in the home. No one was injured during the incident. Ephrata Police charged Behney with Persons Not to Possess or Use Firearms as Behney has prior convictions which prohibit his possession of a gun. On December 25, 2016, after being cleared by Wellspan-Ephrata Hospital, Behney was transported to Lancaster County Central Arraignment. Behney is presumed innocent.