Niagara Gazette

Police Reports

June 2, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 2

Niagara Falls

• SHOOTING: Police are investigating a reported gunshot incident which occurred at approximately 1:45 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Main Street. The victim, a 33-year-old man, told police he was at his cousin’s apartment on the third floor talking to a friend when there was a knock at the door. He said he answered the door and was shot by a handgun. He said he fled back into the apartment and eventually jumped from a bathroom window to a nearby roof, down to the ground and was walking to the hospital until he flagged down a taxi which drove him to the hospital. Police at the hospital report the victim was bleeding from the arm and groin area.

• ENDANGERMENT: Police responded to a reported child endangerment at 10:35 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of Jerauld Avenue. A caller reported finding a young child alone in a park while she was walking her dog. The caller said the girl told her her grandmother was watching her but left. Contact was reportedly made with the child’s father, who told officers he had no idea his mother had left the child. The case was referred to child protective services.

• MISSING CHILD: Police responded to a reported missing child report Saturday morning in the 1800 block of Ontario Avenue after a 29-year-old woman said her 12-year-old daughter walked off at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday. She said she believed her daughter to be with a friend, “Marla,” but was concerned when she wasn’t home in the morning. Police report the child was found while looking for her.

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a reported burglary which occurred between 9 a.m. Saturday, May 25 and 9:45 a.m. Saturday at a property in the 500 block of Main Street. The owner of the building told police a refrigerator was removed from inside without his permission. He said it appeared the north side door was forced open, though officers report no damage was found on the outdoor frame of the door. There was marks visible on the lock, police report. The fridge is valued at $1,200.


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