Police Say Man Accidentally Fired Gun While Unloading It

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)- A Hamden man was charged after police say he accidentally fired his gun while unloading it, sending a bullet through the apartment below him.

Police say they were called to an apartment complex on Mix Avenue in Hamden on January 29 because a resident noticed a bullet hole in the ceiling of her bedroom, and found a bullet near her bed. Police say they found out 25-year-old Brian Rago lives above that woman, and discharged his gun while unloading it. Police say the bullet damaged a table before going through the ceiling.

Rago is charged with 2nd degree Reckless Endangerment and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm. He’s set to appear in court in Meriden on February 9.

enue, Apartment 2E, Hamden was charged with Reckless Endangerment in the 2nd Degree and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm. Rago is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on February 9th.

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