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Narrowsburg man arrested for assault

By Fritz Mayer
April 19, 2013

A Narrowsburg man has been arrested after allegedly shooting another man in the face with an air gun that fired a pellet.

According to a press release from the New York State Police, officers responded to a call on the night of April 14 to Fifth Street, and arrested Eric Hector, 48.

Police say two men had become involved in a verbal dispute when Hector drew an air pistol and shot the victim in the face. A pellet lodged below the victim’s right eye.

The victim attempted to run away but was struck several additional times by pellets. The victim was treated at Catskill Regional Medical Center and released.

Hector was arraigned in the Town of Tusten Justice Court and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.