A New York man who was annoyed by the noise of construction going on across the street from his Long Island home shot a worker with a pellet rifle from his window Tuesday, police said.
Timothy Burzynski, 26, shot the 31-year-old construction worker around 11:50 a.m. from the window of his home on Frederick Avenue in Merrick, Nassau County police said.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for a pellet gun wound to the upper back.
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Police say they recovered the pellet gun, along with seven other firearms and ammunition from Burzynski’s home.
Burzynski was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon
It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.