Wilton police say man fired gun during dispute

WILTON — Police arrested a local man who they say fired a semiautomatic handgun during a dispute at a mobile home park early Tuesday morning.

Timothy Koehler, 30, of Wilton, was arrested shortly before 1 a.m. at the Arkay Trailer Park in Wilton, according to a statement from police Chief Heidi Wilcox. He was charged with  aggravated reckless conduct and domestic violence criminal threatening.

Wilcox said Officer Chad Abbott went to the mobile home park in response to a 911 hang-up call received at the Franklin County Dispatch Center. Abbott and fellow officer Mike Ryan investigated and said they learned that a .25-caliber semiautomatic handgun had been fired during a dispute, endangering those in the mobile home, the chief said.

Keohler was taken first to Franklin Memorial Hospital, though it is unclear why. He was later brought to the Franklin County Detention Center, where he is being held without bail. Koehler recently moved to Wilton from Arizona, according to Wilcox.

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Steve  Dosh's picture

Wilton police say man fired gun during dispute

Lindsay 13.01.02 21:30
. .Like i may have said about the " Mexican standoff " article ; some things just go together naturally , like handguns and trailer parks • 
Stay saƒe Mainers . . /s Steve :)

Mark Elliott's picture

Nobody ever used the term

Nobody ever used the term "semiautomatic handgun" until now...........way to press your agenda SJ.

PS: MOST handguns ARE semiautomatic!

Steve  Dosh's picture

Gee , thanks , Mark ? What is

Gee , thanks , Mark ?
What is your poin† again ?
/s Steve

Bob Berry's picture


SJ got it right. Handguns come in many varieties, including single shots, doubles, revolver, and semiautomatic. I'm not sure which is the most common between semiautomatics and revolvers, but I'd guess it's a near run thing.


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