A Peekskill man is scheduled to appear in court next week after he allegedly fired a gun shot in the direction of his neighbor’s head during an at their Smith Street home.
Peekskill police arrested Kenneth Schmidt, 47, on Oct. 30 and charged him with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, both felonies.
Just before 10:15 p.m., police received a call from a resident at a home on the 200 block of Smith Street. The resident told police that Schmidt, who is his upstairs neighbor, fired a shot from a handgun at his head during an argument.
A number of police officer surrounded the residents and managed to take Schmidt into custody without incident. A .38-caliber handgun was also recovered at the scene.
Schmidt was arraigned and sent to Westchester County Jail without bail. He is scheduled to appear in Peekskill court on Nov. 15.