Bristol PD arrest man connected to shooting incidents in Southington over Memorial Day weekend


BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH)– Bristol Police Department arrested a Southington man Wednesday in connection to shots fired incident in May.

On Sunday, May 30, Bristol officers were dispatched to a shots fired incident on Barber Street.

Responding officers located several bullet holes in the window of a business in the area. There were no injuries reported.

Similar shots were fired in Southington shortly after this incident, according to police.

Bristol Police Criminal Investigation Division took over the investigation. Police identified the suspect as 75-year-old Floyd Gollnick from Southington and filed a warrant for his arrest.

The charges against Gollnick include:

  • First-degree Criminal Michief
  • Illegal Discharge or a Firearm
  • Second-degree Reckless Endangerment
  • Second Degree Breach of Peace

While the warrant was being issued, Gollnick was in the custody of the Connecticut Department of Corrections for other criminal activities.

On Oct. 19, Gollnick was transported to New Britain Superior Court where the warrant was served.

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