A Danbury man is accused of shooting his neighbor with a BB gun, according to police.
Jonathan Santana, 21, faces charges of breach of peace and reckless endangerment. Police allege that Santana shot his neighbor with a BB gun on Wednesday.
Police said the 66-year-old victim reported he was doing yard work when he felt a sharp sting in his temple. At first he assumed it was an acorn, but realized he was nowhere near the tree.
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The victim told police he noticed his neighbor’s bathroom window open, turned to rub his head, and when he turned back the window was closed.
Police approached the neighbor and a search of the house turned up a small hole in a window screen. According to police, Santana admitted he was using a BB gun but claimed he was only shooting at birds and that if he hit anyone, it was an accident.
Santana was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled for arraignment on Nov. 3.