Two facing charges over gun brought to dance recital

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two people were arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly bringing a loaded handgun to a dance recital at Kleinhan’s Music Hall.

Police say 69-year-old Dwight Seufert of Lyons, NY brought the weapon to the event and at one point hid the gun inside a nylon bag belonging to 43-year-old Karen Stefaniak of Buffalo.

Both were arrested. Police did not say what brought them to Kleinhan’s.

Seufert is charged with reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child, tampering with evidence and other charges. Stefaniak is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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