State Police announced the arrest of two individuals today following an investigation into a shooting spree that took place on Christmas night, Gannett’s Haley Viccaro reports.
Dustin Kvinlaug, 16, from Salem, Washington County, and an unnamed juvenile were arrested for a shooting spree on Christmas in the towns of Salem and Jackson, which is also in the North Country county of Washington.
They shot multiple vehicles, a tractor, two garages, a TV dish and residential outdoor lights with a 22-caliber rifle, State Police said. There was about $12,000 in damages.
The individuals were charged with 2 counts of criminal mischief in the second degree, 6 counts of criminal mischief in the third degree and 5 counts of criminal mischief in the fourth degree.
Both were also charged with illegal discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a residence, illegal discharge of a firearm from a vehicle and possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.
Kvinlaug was released on house arrest after arraigned before Argyle Town Justice Buck.
The juvenile, whose name was not released due to young age, was released on a juvenile appearance ticket and will appear in Family Court.