Anthony Ciccarelli Wiki – Biography
Anthony Ciccarelli, 19, allegedly inadvertently fired the Ruger 9mm when he went to pay the check at Texas de Brazil on Thursday night, hitting girlfriend Celeste Haynie in the upper right leg, Cheektowaga police told WGRZ.
An upstate New York man accidentally shot his girlfriend at the end of a steakhouse date — firing a stolen handgun when he reached in his pocket for his wallet.
Anthony Ciccarelli Age
Anthony Ciccarelli is 19 years old.
Shot His Girlfriend, Charges and Arrested
The couple initially drove away, but pulled over half-a-mile away to call for help, the station said.
Their date night ended with Ciccarelli’s arrest — and his date having a tourniquet placed around her leg before she was taken to ECMC Hospital in Buffalo with non-life-threatening injuries, according to WIVB.
Police later discovered that the gun had been reported stolen from a car in Niagara Falls in 2018, WGRZ said.
Ciccarelli, 19, was arraigned in Cheektowaga Town Court Friday on charges of first-degree reckless endangerment as well as criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of stolen property.
All three charges are felonies and he faces seven years in prison if convicted, the reports say.
He was released after posting $5,000 bond and has a hearing scheduled for Wednesday.
“The couple left the restaurant in an attempt to seek medical care. While en-route to obtain medical aid, Ciccarelli pulled into a plaza parking lot at Walden Avenue and Galleria Drive where the female contacted Cheektowaga Police requesting medical assistance,” Cheektowaga Police Chief Michael Sliwinski said.
First responders transported the young woman to ECMC for what Sliwinski describes as non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the gun was allegedly stolen from Niagara Falls, and was not registered to the defendant.
Ciccarelli has been arraigned in Cheektowaga Town Court on charges of reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a firearm.
The is under investigation.