Contact Us
Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY
Return to your home site


Armonk Daily Voice serves Armonk, NY

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: New Update: I-84 Closure Expected To Last Hours After Multi-Vehicle Crash With Overturned Car
police & fire

Man Accused Of Firing Shots From Rifle In Northern Westchester DIspute Behind Bars

John J. Magner III
John J. Magner III Photo Credit: New York State Police

A 38-year-old man accused of firing shots from a rifle during a dispute in Northern Westchester has been apprehended and is behind bars.

The incident took place around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Dogwood Road in Cortlandt, where police responded to a report of shots fired. State Police, Westchester County Police and Peekskill Police officers all responded.

An investigation determined that John J. Magner III engaged in a dispute with a party known to him at his residence, and fired two rounds from the Marlin .22 rifle.

Magner was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both class D felonies, as well as the illegal discharge of a weapon and use of a rifle in a prohibited area, both unclassified misdemeanors.

Magner was arraigned before the Town of Cortlandt Court, and remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. He is due back in court next week.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Armonk Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Armonk Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.