Man points gun at shopper in supermarket because wife tripped on playing child’s toyBy Tanya Clark 1:42 PM November 7, 2017
A man flew into a rage and pulled out a weapon at a supermarket because his wife tripped while shopping, according to police in Pennsylvania.
Reading police said that they have arrested 60-year-old Galileo Francisco after being accused of pointing a gun at a fellow supermarket shopper.
Francisco has been charged with possession of a weapon, recklessly endangering another person, resisting arrest, simple assault, and disorderly conduct.
He was booked into jail and his bail has been set at $20,000.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Friday, at a C-Town Supermarkets store.
Francisco and his wife were shopping when she tripped on a toy that was being pushed by a young child.
In response, an argument broke out.
Francisco then pulled out his gun and pointed it at another shopper.
A manager quickly pushed away the weapon and Francisco went to the checkout counter.
Police officers who arrived at the scene tried to speak with Francisco but he ignored them.
Francisco resisted arrest and was eventually taken into custody by force.