L.I. Man Opens Fire On Cars During Rush Hour

SMITHTOWN, NY (WCBS 880) – Police say two cars were shot, their windshields shattered, after a man inside an apartment in the West Main Street area of Smithtown started aiming at traffic and opened fire during the height of the evening rush hour on Tuesday.

LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reports

Authorities tell WCBS 880 Long Island reporter Sophia Hall that there were two women inside one of the vehicles. Thankfully, they were not injured.

The Suffolk County Police Department says the weapon used was a pellet gun.

The shooter, identified as 24-year-old Curtis Windheim of Farmingville, was arrested.

Detectives say that they found a 20-month-old child and several weapons in his apartment.

Windheim was taken to St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center of Smithtown for evaluation. He faces charges of reckless endangerment in the 1st degree, two counts of criminal mischief in the 4th Degree, and resisting arrest.

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  1. Lauren says:

    BEFORE YOU GO DEFENDING THE MORON SHOOTER, GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT. WE WERE OUTSIDE HWNOP C RUNNING WIITH HIS GUN DRAWN. ASKING US WHERE THE BIG WHITE GUY WITH RED HAIR WAS. THERE WAS A CHICK UP THERE, ONE TALL SCRAWNY WHITE GUY WITH I’D SAY BLONDISH HAIR AND ANOTHER WHITE GUY WITH BLONDISH HAIR AND HE WAS MUCH SHORTER. HE’S AN IGNORAMOUS. ANYONE THAT BELIEVES THAT IT COULD HAVE BEEN SOMEONE ELSE IS PATHETIC. CURTIS IS A PATHETIC EXCUSE FOR A HUMAN BEING. IT’S DISTURBING, THIS SITUATION WAS SCAREY. WE WERE ALL IN DANGER HERE WITH THE SWAT TEAM AND HIS STUPID ACTIVITIES. DON’T TALK ABOUT SOMETHING YOU DIDN’T LIVE THROUGH AND WATCH GO DOWN IN YOUR HOME.

  2. TIFFANY says:

    I KNOW HIM AND HE HAS NEVER BEEN IN THIS KIND OF TROUBLE. HOW DO YOU KNOW IT WAS HIM AND NOT SOMEONE ELSE THERE THAT DAY PEOPLE. I DO AGREE IDF IN FACT IT WAS HIM HE SHOULD TAKE HIS PUNISHMENT. I KNOW YOU PEOPLE ARE JUST VENTING AND SEE EVERYTHING GOING ON THESE DAYS,

  3. stay at home dad, what? says:

    lol they found a 20 month old child and other weapons in his apartment.

    maybe hes the babysitter?

  4. Just Ice says:

    Is he being evaluated with a baseball bat?

  5. Spoiled yapping dog says:

    Pellet gun?!! Oh please. Wake me up when there are rocket launchers being used. This is New York, if you go you go big, yo.

  6. Nemesis_xyz says:

    Drop his sorry arse into Jupiter! Exile him to Mars!

  7. SPARTEN says:

    ANOTHER PRICK IN OUR WORLD OF VIOLENCE, LETS SEE HOW LONG BEFORE HE’S BACK ON THE STREET.

  8. michael steinberg says:

    senseless violence

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  10. Dino says:

    Shooter was from Farmingville? 1st check his immigration status.

    1. JADE says:

      HE IS NOT AN IMMIGRANT, BUT MAYBE YOU ARE. THIS WAS AN IGNORANT COMMENT

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