Man Shot, Killed In Sinclairville Identified, Police Investigation Proceeds 

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SINCLAIRVILLE – The 18-year-old man shot and killed following an altercation between a group of people in Chautauqua County this week has been identified. 

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says Cassadaga resident Joseph Misciagno was shot in the area of Park and Reed Streets in the Village of Sinclairville on Tuesday night. 

Misciagno, deputies report, was later pronounced dead at UPMC Chautauqua Hospital in Jamestown. 

Working with the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office, investigators are continuing to conduct interviews and gather evidence in the case, however, detectives have not yet identified a possible suspect. 

Police previously told WNY News Now they were relying on testimony from around five people who witnessed the shooting.

The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with information in the crime to contact their Investigation Division at (716) 753-4232. 


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