Man Charged for Firing Cannon During Dispute

KIANTONE, N.Y. (AP) -

A man has been charged with harassment for repeatedly firing an unloaded Civil War cannon at the homes of his neighbors.

Brian Malta, 52, fired the cannon at neighbors’ homes during an ongoing dispute with them in the rural town of Kiantone near Buffalo. The cannon only had a powder charge and wadding. Police confiscated the cannon.