Despite the fact that said resident may well have violated laws against Discharge Of A Firearm, I would unreservedly applaud the man should he have taken down the unwelcome electronic device with more direct physical means. (rake, high pressure hose, slingshot)
The Unrepentant Owner can quite happily GO SUCK ON IT.
Feel free to admit in court that you TRESPASSED ON MY PROPERTY while you try to claim against the damages I did to your piece of electronics.
For Clarity: personal drones are awesome, there should NOT be unreasonable and unfair regulation against people enjoying themselves, HOWEVER when people think that LAWS AGAINST TRESPASS can be ignored just because THEY themselves are not physically present deserve to be locked up FOR A LONG LONG TIME.
Have fun, respect the law, respect OTHER PEOPLES RIGHTS (privacy, peace, etc)