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Howard Beach man fired paintball gun at pal: DA

HOWARD BEACH — A Howard Beach resident was arrested after allegedly shooting another man in the leg with a paintball gun June 19, the Queens DA said.

Janelle Greenholtz, 20, of 95-19 159th Ave. in Howard Beach, told police he was simply inspecting the weapon at around 10:30 a.m. when the victim took the hit, documents from the Queens district attorney said.

“I accidentally shot him while I was looking at my friend’s paintball gun,” Greenholtz said, according to the documents. “I’m sorry. I thought this was over.”

The victim thought otherwise and told police the shot caused him pain, according to the documents.

Greenholtz is charged with assault, according to the documents.

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