April 16, 2013 —
The New York State Police at Liberty announce the arrest of ERIC HECTOR, age 48 of Narrowsburg, NY, for Assault in the second degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the fourth degree.
On April 14, 2013 at approximately 10:30pm, the State Police responded to a report of a man shot with an air-pistol in the area of 5th Street in Narrowsburg.
An investigation determined that two men had become involved in a verbal dispute when one of the men 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 $5000 cash.