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Norwalk Man Arrested for Firing Pellet Gun in Wilton

Police determined that the weapon was a BB gun.

 

A 59-year-old man was arrested on Sunday after received a call that he was firing a handgun into the water behind Kent Plaza, according to Sgt. John Lynch.

Bruce Mickalowski, 59, of 19 Slocum St., Norwalk, according to a police report, was with a seven-year-old child when officers witnessed him holding a black pistol and attempting to reload the magazine. Mickalowski complied when officers told him to put the gun down and it was determined that the weapon was a BB gun.

The gun was seized as evidence and Mickalowski was issued an infraction for  illegal discharge of a firearm. Micklowski told police that he had just purchased the weapon at a local Wal-Mart.

Thomas July 19, 2012 at 10:50 PM
I hate it when people misuse pellet and other replica guns. It makes the sport and players look like thugs and delinquents. People need to educate themselves. I found a lot of info here: http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-info.htm
Jlo July 20, 2012 at 04:28 AM
Is it illegal to fire a bb gun? I can see if he was firing it at someone, but to fire it into water?

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