Thea Digiammerino

Probationary Firefighter Charged with Waving Gun During Road Rage Incident

A Newington man and probationary Hartford firefighter is accused of brandishing a gun during a road rage incident in Wethersfield Wednesday.

Connecticut State Police said 21-year-old Kyle Cataldo waved a gun at another driver on Route 3 in Wethersfield. Cataldo told police he showed the gun to stop another driver from harassing him.

Cataldo was arrested and charged with first-degree threatening and breach of peace.

Hartford Fire Chief Reginald Freeman confirmed that Cataldo was a probationary firefighter with the city. He resigned following the incident.

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