DANBURY -- University police issued a misdemeanor summons to a Western Connecticut State University student after he reportedly shot someone with an AirSoft pistol Tuesday on the midtown campus.
According to police, they received a report Tuesday at 5:23 p.m. to go to the midtown Student Center where a female allegedly had been shot with an airsoft BB gun.
Police said officers checked the area but found no suspect or victim. WestConn dispatch then reported that the alleged victim was at police headquarters, police said.
The woman reportedly told police she had been shot on the inner left thigh by what she believed to be an AirSoft pistol but reported she sustained no serious injury, just a small bruise to the left inner thigh left by an Airsoft BB, according to police.
Police said an investigation revealed that the alleged shooter was Newbury Hall resident Janzen Glahn-Janatka, and that an officer responded to Newbury Hall and seized an AirSoft pistol.
Glahn-Janatka was issued a misdemeanor summons for second-degree breach of the peace and carrying/brandishing a facsimile firearm.
He was released on a promise to appear and given a court date of Nov. 4.