Parsippany New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly assaulted someone during a heated argument over handicap parking.
The violent altercation occurred a few minutes before midnight at a parking lot on Rutgers Lane in Parsippany, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect, an 82-year-old Parsippany man, got into an argument with a 23-year-old man who had parked a motor vehicle in a handicap spot.
The verbal altercation reportedly became physical when the suspect flashed a firearm and allegedly threatened to shoot the victim.
Someone dialed 911 and notified the Parsippany Police Department, which immediately dispatched cops to the scene. When Parsippany police officers got to the parking lot, they found the suspect and the victim. After speaking to both men, the officers made the decision to place the suspect under arrest.
After being arrested and charged, the suspect was released from police custody on his own recognizance. He has a pending court date.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “82-Year-Old Charged with Assault, Flashing Gun Over Handicap Parking.”