Man accused of pointing rifles at police officers in East Meadow

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

EAST MEADOW, L.I. (WABC) -- A Nassau County man faces several criminal charges after allegedly pointing guns at police.

Officers went to the home of 49-year old Jason Wissel on Friday after a neighbor said Wissel threatened to shoot him in an altercation over a parking situation.

When Wissel aimed two rifles at them, police say, the officers fired but he was not hit.

The officers arrested him after a brief struggle.

He was treated for minor injuries.

During a search of the home authorities say several weapons and a cache of ammunition was secured, invoiced for safe keeping and further investigation.

Wissel is charge with two counts of Menacing 2nd Degree and three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon.