'Happy Gilmore' star accused of DWI

'Happy Gilmore' star accused of DWI

Christopher McDonald

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC News Charlotte

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 1:18 PM

WILMINGTON, NC  -- An actor known to many as "Shooter McGavin" in the movie 'Happy Gilmore' was arrested early Wednesday morning in Wilmington, according to WECT.

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol Christopher McDonald was pulled over near Third St. in Wilmington.

During the course of the investigation, the trooper determined that McDonald was intoxicated. The 'Happy Gilmore' star blew a .15, nearly twice the legal driving limit of .08.

According to jail records, McDonald was charged with DWI. He was booked around 4:30 a.m. and is in jail under a $1,000 bond.

McDonald has also appeared in 'Boardwalk Empire,' 'Requiem for a Dream,' and 'Dirty Work.'

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