State Police in Hastings have arrested Rusty S. Hayes, 12/13/89, of 541 Salt Road, Constantia, after a report of shots being fired at the Dollar General in Constantia.
The investigation determined that Hayes was attacked by another male subject after Hayes had exited the store, police said today (Dec. 6).
Hayes allegedly retaliated by firing a 16-gauge shotgun loaded with birdshot at the vehicle of his attacker while he drove away, causing damage to the vehicle.
Hayes was charged with 1 count of Reckless Endangerment 1st degree – Class D Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree – Class C Felony.
He was arraigned in the Town of Constantia Court where he was remanded to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $5000 cash bail, $10,000 bond.
The investigation is continuing and more charges are pending.