Farmington police have charged Torrington a man with threatening, breach of peace and possession of an assault weapon after police received a call reporting that Robert Zordan threatened to shoot coworkers.
A colleague told police that Zordan, 53, became angry at work and left, police said.
When the friend called Zordan him to find out if he was OK, Zordan allegedly threatened to shoot people at work with his .40 caliber weapon.
He told his friend he would not shoot him and asked if there was anyone the friend wanted him to shoot, police said.
Officers seized several guns at Zordan’s house including an illegally possessed assault rifle, police said.
He was charged with breach of peace, possession of an assault weapon and threatening.
He turned himself in on a warrant and posted bond.