NANUET — A 21-year-old man claiming he was hunting deer from the
roof of a Cottage Place house was arrested Saturday morning after,
police said, he fired five blasts from a shotgun.
Shashi Ramsaroop told officers he climbed to his roof from a
second-floor window when he saw deer congregating in the backyard of
the single-family house at 31 Cottage Place, (Clarkstown Sgt. Steven
Police charged Ramsaroop with misdemeanor counts of second-degree
reckless endangerment and prohibited use of weapon, which was
applied because a weapon was discharged within 500 feet of a
Police also charged Ramsaroop with
prohibition on the use and possession of a firearm and illegal
hunting, both under state Environmental Conservation law. He also
was charged with violating Clarkstown code by discharging a firearm
within the town.
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