Shooting and Stabbing Leaves One Dead in Batavia

Written by on May 18, 2018

Batavia Police investigate shooting and stabbing on Central Ave.

One man is dead and another seriously injured in what police say is a shooting and stabbing on Central Avenue near Pringle.

We have confirmed that one of the two men taken to the hospital has died.

The incident happened just after 11:30 last night. Police have not said if the dead man was the victim of the stabbing or the shooting.

Both victims were taken to United Memorial Medical Center.

Witnesses said they heard what sounded like three shots, but that has not been confirmed by police.

Ast Batavia Police Chief Todd Crossett

 

Assistant Police Chief Todd Crossett acknowledges trouble has been on the increase in the neighborhood:

Crossett said there is no information at this time to indicate this incident is associated with the one at Jackson and Central a couple of nights ago where four people were assaulted with baseball bats and a pistol.

If you have any information on the incident, call Batavia Police.


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