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Teens Arrested in Pellet Shooting

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Branford Police have arrested three teenagers after responding to a report  of plastic pellets being fired at runners  at East Main and North Main Streets about 4:30 Friday afternoon.Two runners gave police a description of the vehicle and Police   located it about a mile away and made the arrests.Police seized  numerous plastic pellet and paintball guns along with ammunition.

Teens Arrested in Pellet Shooting

Brandon Caprio (left), Andre Lefrancois, and Eric Desruisseaux (Branford police photo)

19 year old Andre Lefrancois of East Haven,17 year old Eric Desruisseaux  of  North Branford and 18 year old  Brandon Caprio of East Haven face  charges charges including Breach of Peace ,Weapons in a Motor Vehicle,Assault and Reckless Endangerment.All three are being held on  $5,000 bond.

Police say Lafrancois  is a suspect in a similar incident earlier in the  week and more arrests are expected  in connection with that investigation.

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