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Man Charged In April Shooting Incident



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Newtown Police report that on May 13, 2020, at 7 am, George Geanuracos turned himself in to the Newtown Police Department, after learning that there was an outstanding arrest warrant for him for an incident that occurred April 23, 2020.

The warrant was based on a complaint that Geanuracos had threatened to shoot two individuals that had arrived at his house to drop off items that belonged to Geanuracos.

The victims said that prior to bringing the items to Mr. Geanuracos’ house arrangements had been made to drop off the items. The two victims then said when they arrived to the house Geanuracos exited the house, told the victims that he was going to shoot them; at which time Geanuracos reentered his house and returned with a handgun that he fired at the victims, but did not strike them.

The incident occurred on Huntingtown Road in Newtown. Members of the Newtown Police Department executed a search warrant on the Geanuracos’ house and evidence was seized as a part of this investigation.

Geanuracos was charged with Reckless Endangerment 2nd, Threatening 1st, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Disorderly Conduct, and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm.

Geanuracos was held on a $100,000 dollar bond and transported to Waterbury Court for arraignment on the above listed charges.

George Geanuracos —Newtown Police Department photo
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