MARLBOROUGH – Police arrested a Marlboro man for firing a shotgun inside his house and then going outside and firing in the direction of other occupied homes.
Daniel Mahusky, 28, was charged with felonies of criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of stolen property, grand larceny and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon.
At about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, Daniel Mahusky was reported to be firing a shotgun he allegedly stole from a family member and was shooting it outside. He then went inside the house and shot holes in the walls, destroyed electronics and ripped out electric outlets. Mahusky is then alleged to have fired several rounds in the direction of occupied homes and then went into a wooded area, firing several more shots in the direction of homes.
No one was injured and police said shotgun cartridges found at the scene appeared to be birdshot type of ammunition.
Mahusky was sent to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond.