Monday, November 21, 2016

Hartland deer hunt become a close call

Press release from the Niagara County Sheriff....

On Sunday patrol responded to 2335 Hosmer Rd in Hartland for the report of a shot fired through a window.

Patrol arrived and interviewed the caller who stated one of the hunters across the street from her residence fired four or five shots, one of which struck the window of the bedroom that she was in at the time. No injuries were reported as a result this incident. Investigation revealed a broken window on the front of the residence, and responded to a group of hunters across the street.

CSIU and NYS DEC also responded to the scene to assist with the investigation.

JOHN E. DUXBURY, 48 of Ransomville was charged with Reckless Endangerment 2nd, Criminal Mischief 4th and Discharging a weapon over a Public Highway, respectively. DUXBURY was released with appearance tickets with an assigned date before the Town of Hartland Court on 12/06/2016 at 1930 hours.