NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police said a man with a semi-automatic rifle fired at a group of teenagers after he got into an altercation with them outside his home in Brooklyn, wounding two.
It happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Stuart Street in Marine Park.READ MORE: 'Irresponsible:' MTA Says Mayor's Plan To Add 250 Subway Officers Isn't Enough To Combat Recent Crime
Police said 30-year-old Thomas Dunikowski became embroiled in an argument with the teens that escalated into a physical altercation. They said Dunikowski returned to his home, got his rifle, and fired at the teens from his second floor window.
A 17-year-old was struck in the neck and another teen suffered fragment wounds in his arm and leg. Both were expected to survive.READ MORE: With Injuries Piling Up Across New York City, Mayor De Blasio Is Considering Bicycles Being Required To Have License Plates
Dunikowski was arrested on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and resisting arrest.
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