State Police: Pittston Man Pointed Rifle at Teenage Son

Catherine Pegram

Updated 7 months ago

State police say a man from Pittston got into a fight with his fiancee and a pointed a loaded rifle at his son.

37-year-old Shawn Burgess is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence assault.

Troopers were called to his home Monday after a report that he was fighting with his girlfriend.

We’re told his 13-year-old son and 18-year-old stepson were there, too.

Troopers say Burgess got his gun out of his truck, loaded it and made a threat to his younger son, who was hiding behind a shed.

Burgess was arrested and taken to the Kennebec County Jail.

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