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Police: Wantagh man threatened neighbors with shotgun; shattered windows

A Wantagh man is accused of threatening his neighbors with a shotgun in a bizarre incident in front of their homes Monday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Sep 24, 2019, 12:13 PM

Updated 1,731 days ago

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A Wantagh man is accused of threatening his neighbors with a shotgun in a bizarre incident in front of their homes Monday afternoon.
Police say Joseph Magistro, 33, became enraged with his neighbors on Bayview Avenue as part of an ongoing dispute.
They say he threw barbells into the windows of their home, shattering the glass.
Magistro also allegedly threatened to shoot them while holding a shotgun.
He is expected to face a judge Tuesday on charges including menacing, aggravated harassment, weapons possession and trespassing.
Magistro's neighbors were not injured.
 


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