Cops: Argument over $60 leads to gunshot in Riverhead

An argument over $60 caused a Riverhead man to fire one shot from a 20-gauge shotgun in the direction of the man he was bickering with on East Main Street Wednesday afternoon, according to a Riverhead Town police press release.

William Beisler, 30, of Daly Court fired the shot shortly before 4 p.m., after he and Michelle Terrasi, 32, of Doctors Path got into an argument with 21-year-old Miguel Rojas Decker of East Main Street, police said.

Mr. Decker told police that Mr. Beisler pointed the firearm in his direction and fired one shot, but did not strike him. After police arrived on the scene, the gun was located in Ms. Terrasi’s vehicle.

Mr. Beisler was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree menacing, along with a gun possession charge.

No other arrests were made in the incident and no injuries were reported.