Cheektowaga Police Investigating Accidental Shooting At Galleria Mall. Ending at Office Depot.
On March 5, 2020 at approximately 5:56 PM, a pistol was inadvertently discharged in Texas De Brazil in the Town of Cheektowaga. Anthony Ciccarelli (19) of Tonawanda, New York reached into his front pants pocket upon receipt of the dining bill. The pistol in his pants pocket unintentionally fired striking his girlfriend in the upper leg. The couple left the restaurant in an attempt to seek medical care.
While en-route to obtain medical aid, Ciccarelli pulled into a plaza parking lot at Walden Avenue and Galleria Drive where the female contacted Cheektowaga Police requesting medical assistance. Officer arrived and placed a tourniquet on the female’s leg. The female was transported to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.
Ciccarelli was arrested and charged with: *Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree. *Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
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