Seymour man arrested after ramming vehicle and firing gun during altercation

SEYMOUR – A Seymour man was arrested after police say he rammed another person’s vehicle and fired a gun during an incident Monday around 2 a.m..

The victim reported that after his vehicle was rammed, the other driver pointed a gun at him and fired several shots. The suspect was reportedly a resident of a trailer park in the 300 block of South Airport Road.

Seymour Police Department officer quickly found and detained 45-year-old George B. Simmons.

Simmons’ vehicle was towed and after receiving a search warrant, officers found a .22 pistol in the trunk with spent shell casings. It was seized as evidence.

Simmons allegedly admitted to police that he had fired the shots but said he wasn’t sure how many.

Simmons is facing preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, criminal recklessness with a vehicle, intimidation and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.