Felon Accused In Jamestown Shooting

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A 32-year-old man is accused of shooting a gun at a person on Jamestown’s Northside.

Officers with Jamestown Police responded to the area of Lafayette Street and Isabella Avenue last Saturday around 4:30 a.m. for a reported gunshot complaint.

Following an investigation Raheem Butts was taken into custody. He is accused of firing a shot towards a person. Police report the firearms was recovered on scene.

As a convicted felon, Butts is not legally allowed to possess a firearm in New York State. He faces several charges including reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

Officers did not report any injury as a result of the shooting.


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