SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – One man has been arrested in
Saratoga Springs after a report of shots fired.
Saratoga Springs Police say they responded to the area of
Phila Street around 1:15 a.m. Thursday for the report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, witnesses told police that Justin Eistertz,
24, exited his home and pointed a rifle at several people before allegedly
firing a shot.
Eistertz then entered his residence with the rifle.
Officers surrounded the home but the man refused to come
out. Police say they were able to talk
with a female occupant of the home who then let authorities enter the
home. Eistertz was then taken into
custody without incident.
The weapon was secured and a spent shell casing was found in
The man was taken to the police department and charged with
Discharge of a Firearm within 500 feet Dwelling/Business, Menacing in the 2nd
Degree, Reckless Endangerment in the 1st Degree, and Criminal
Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree.
There were no injuries as a result of the weapon being