19 September 2023

  Major Vincent T. Lightcap
  Troop D Commander



On September 16, 2023, at approximately 6:15 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on Stump Road, in the Town of Skaneateles, for a reported person with a weapon.

When Troopers arrived, they were flagged down by several individuals who had an individual restrained.  The male, who was later identified as Christopher Kallfelz, had just been restrained for bringing a loaded assault weapon to the residence following a dispute.

The investigation determined that Kallfelz, who was present at a wedding attended by approximately 150 people, became highly intoxicated and involved himself in various verbal and physical altercations throughout the afternoon, including forcibly touching four female wedding guests.  These actions resulted in Mr. Kallfelz being asked to leave.  

Shortly after leaving the wedding, Kallfelz then returned to the Stump Road address with an Anderson AM-15 assault rifle in his possession. Kallfelz proceeded to walk up the driveway in an aggressive manner inserting a 30-round magazine loaded with 5.56 ammunition into his assault weapon and cycling the bolt action.

Members of the wedding felt threatened and became fearful that Mr. Kallfelz was preparing to shoot and kill the attendees of the wedding. The defendant was disarmed and secured by several attendees while police were contacted.

Christopher W. Kallfelz, age 46 from Camillus, NY was subsequently arrested for the following charges:

  • (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, class “D” felony
  • (1) count of Making a Terroristic Threat, class “D” felony
  • (4) counts of Forcible Touching, class “A” misdemeanor
  • (1) count of Aggravated DWI, unclassified misdemeanor

Mr. Kallfelz was then lodged at the Onondaga County Justice Center pending central arraignment. 


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