A Merrick man disturbed by noise from construction work across the street shot a worker with a pellet gun Tuesday, Nassau County police said.

Timothy Burzynski, 26, aimed a pellet gun out his window just before noon and shot the victim, a man, 31, in his upper back, according to a Wednesday news release.

Burzynski, of 123 Frederick Ave., "was being disturbed by the noise," police said.

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Police said they recovered the pellet gun, in addition to seven other firearms and assorted ammunition.

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Nassau County Police Ambulance transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of a pellet-gun wound.

Burzynski is charged with second-degree assault and third- and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.