Man In Critical Condition Following Saturday Night Shooting

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JAMESTOWN – A man is in critical condition following a shooting Saturday night on Hazzard Street at Newland Avenue in Jamestown.

Jamestown Police say responding officers found a male victim laying in the street next to his vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds just before 10:45 p.m.








Investigators believe the man was traveling in his car when a dark colored sedan pulled up and fired multiple shots into his car before fleeing the scene.

The victim’s vehicle then reportedly struck a parked car on Hazzard Street.









Police say they recovered a loaded pistol inside the victim’s vehicle. Officer believe the weapon belonged to him.

The man was taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital before he was transferred to UPMC Hamot.















Police believe the shooting was a targeted act. Anyone with information is asked to contact Jamestown Police at (716) 483-7537 or leave an anonymous tip at 483-TIPS.

 

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