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Massena man allegedly causes stir with fake assault-style rifle

Lawrence Donnelly
Lawrence Donnelly(Ogdensburg Police Department)
Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 6:03 AM EDT
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OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - A Massena man was arrested after he allegedly took what appeared to be an assault-style rifle into the Ogdensburg Walmart on Monday.

Ogdensburg city police say the weapon 39-year-old Lawrence Donnelly of Massena had was actually an airsoft rifle.

Police say Donnelly was allegedly in possession of two controlled substances when they found him at the store’s service counter.

He was charged with second-degree criminal nuisance, disorderly conduct, and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

What appears to be an assault-style rifle turned out to be an airsoft rifle.
What appears to be an assault-style rifle turned out to be an airsoft rifle.(WWNY)

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