Police: Riverhead man shot over $60

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A Riverhead man was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment, menacing and weapons possession after police said he fired a shot at another man during a Wednesday afternoon altercation over $60 on East Main Street.

William Beisler, 30, of 15 Daly Court, faces charges of second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree menacing and prohibition on the use and possession of a firearm, Riverhead Town police said.

Police said he was arrested by responding officers after the dispute, which occurred at 3:46 p.m.

Police said the complainant, Miguel Rojas Decker, 21, of East Main Street, Riverhead, told officers that he was involved in a dispute with Beisler and Michelle Terrasi, 32, of Doctors Path, Riverhead, over $60. Decker told police that, during the dispute, Beisler pointed a weapon at him -- and fired one shot.

Police said a 20-gauge shotgun was recovered from a vehicle belonging to Terrasi.

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Beisler was then arrested.

Neither Terrasi nor Decker was charged.

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