The First Squad reports an arrest for Reckless Endangerment on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in Freeport.
According to detectives, Freeport patrol officers responded to 3 West Merrick Road for a disturbance. Marcell Torres, 31, of 85 N. Long Beach Avenue was stopped by responding officers in the rear of that location. An investigation revealed he had been in an argument with his brother, Eric J. Torres, 29, of 3 West Merrick Road who shot several rounds from a handgun out of a window at the defendant, striking the victims windshield and a passing Nassau County Ambulance. Nassau County Police Bureau of Special Operations along with Emergency Service Units, First Precinct officers and detectives responded to the scene to assist. Eric J. Torres refused to exit his apartment for one and a half hours before surrendering at the scene. No injuries were reported. During the investigation it was discovered Marcell Torres had an open Nassau County Warrant.
Eric J. Torres is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, Reckless Endangerment 1st degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree. He is also charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd degree from an unrelated incident on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 and two open Nassau County Warrants. Marcell Torres was arrested at scene for the open warrant.