Brooklyn man charged with firing AR-15 in occupied bungalow colony



TOWN OF THOMPSON – State Police charged a Brooklyn man with firing 55 rounds of .223 ammunition from 15-round magazines from an unregistered AR-15 rifle inside a bungalow colony at 1040 Sackett Lake Road in the Town of Thompson.
Police said the shots were fired toward a residential area where the suspect, Moishe Ashkenazy, 22, knew people to be living.
Investigators located under a bungalow an AR-15 rifle with three, 15-round magazines, one 10-round magazine and one Truglo scope in a black case. Ashkenazy admitted owning the rifle and the accessories as well as being the one who shot the semi-automatic weapon.
Ashkenazy was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and violation of environmental conservation laws. He was sent to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $2,500 bond. 

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