THE BRONX - A Bronx man is accused of pointing a laser at three aircraft at LaGuardia Airport on Monday night.
Frank Egan, 36, is being charged with assault on a police officer, reckless endangerment and other charges.
Police say the Federal Aviation Administration contacted police when they noticed a man pointing a laser at two aircraft in the air and one on the ground. Police then tracked Egan down to an apartment in the Bronx, where the suspect's mother let officials inside.
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Police say they found the device labeled "Laser 303" on a refrigerator. Police say Egan admitted that he owned the laser and had used it that night.
One pilot operating an aircraft suffered injuries. Two police officers who were operating a helicopter also sustained injuries to their eyes and were taken to a hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.