Franksville man arrested after pointing gun at victim after accusing him of dumping garbage
RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Franksville man has been arrested after police say he pointed a gun at a man's chest during an argument.
Kurt Goetzke, 37, is facing charges of Second Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Hate Crime, Possession of a Firearm While Intoxicated, Disorderly Conduct, and Bail Jumping.
According to the criminal complaint, Goetzke pointed a gun at the victim's chest while he was mowing the lawn of a foreclosed property.
Goetzke allegedly accused the victim of dumping garbage on the property. The victim told him that he had not been doing that and was only assigned to mow the grass.
A witness told police they saw a small red mark appear on the victim's chest as Goetzke took aim at him. The witness called for police at which point Goetzke allegedly "cooled off" and tried to shake the victim's hand.
He left the scene and was later arrested at his home. He admitted to pulling out his weapon on the victim. Authorities located a .40 Glock with a red laser aiming device and numerous rounds of ammunition.