NORWALK, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A man is facing multiple charges after his rampage was caught on camera inside a Connecticut mall.
Police said 42-year-old Jason Gilbertie randomly punched a shopper around 7 p.m. Monday at the Sono Collection Mall in Norwalk. He then started toppling display cases and knocking over merchandise inside a Bloomingdale’s store.READ MORE: Got An Ant Problem? Expert Explains Reasons For Recent Surge And Offers Prevention Tips
A security guard said he attempted to stop Gilbertie, but he was being violent.READ MORE: Connecticut Becomes 19th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
The commotion was so loud, some customers thought shots had been fired.
“Despite initial reports, there were no shots fired and there was no indication that he had a gun,” said Lt. Jared Zwicker.MORE NEWS: NYC Primary: All Eyes On City's Economic Recovery As Voters Decide All 5 Borough President Positions
Gilbertie was charged with assault, criminal mischief, interfering with an officer and breach of peace.