A Levittown man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing a rifle at his landlord after an argument escalated into a physical fight on Tuesday afternoon, Nassau County police said.

Rohan Kahn, 58, first punched and kicked the 51-year-old victim, who fled the suspect’s Carter Place apartment while Kahn allegedly fired five shots, hitting two nearby cars at 2:15 p.m., police said.

The victim and a 54-year-old woman in one of the vehicles were injured by glass that broke in the shooting, police said.

Kahn had barricaded himself in his home when police arrived, prompting the Island Trees School District to be placed in lockdown. Hostage negotiators talked Kahn  out of the home two hours later.

Kahn was also charged with criminal use of a firearm and reckless endangerment.  He will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.


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