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Police: Levittown Man Arrested After Shooting Gun in Air

Michael Collier, 29, was arrested Friday morning and faces multiple charges, police said.

The location of the incident Friday morning in Levittown. Credit: Google Maps
The location of the incident Friday morning in Levittown. Credit: Google Maps

A Levittown man who shot his gun in the air early Friday morning was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, according to police. 

Police said that they received a call at 4:30 a.m. Friday for a man shooting a gun into the air in the vicinity of Twig Lane and Newbridge Road. While responding to the scene, police said they saw a man walking away from the area which fit the description of the subject. 

After an investigation, Michael Collier, 29, of Twig Lane, was placed under arrest without incident, police said. A .45 caliber handgun was found in his possession, according to police. 

Collier is being charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree reckless endangerment.  He will be arraigned on Saturday, Jan. 11  at First District Court in Hempstead. 

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