Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on January 20, 2021
3 people have been charged in the shooting that left 5 people injured and 1 dead in Lockport in October. 2 minor teenagers have been charged with murder in the second degree, assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon. After one of them fired through a closed door into the garage of a home while a Halloween party was taking place inside. One adult, Jonathan Frey has been charged with hindering prosecution. All three remain in custody, the teens are held on 500 thousand dollar bail.
The New York State police are warning of a new scam targeting those looking to buy a puppy. People are reporting contacting a puppy breeder online via craigslist or a classified ad and being told they need to provide a deposit. Communication would only be by text or email, and then the address they seller gives to get the dog will be false. Police say never trust someone who won’t talk to you on the phone. Never pay in advance and don’t trust too good to be true prices.
The Buffalo Sabres got shut out in last nights contest with the Philadelphia Flyers 3 to zip. Despite 40 shots on goal the Sabres could not get the puck in keeping the Flyers from having 2 straight losses. The Sabres will be playing the Washington Capitals at 7 on Friday.