UPDATED 12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Jamestown Police are reporting that the victim in Tuesday morning’s west side shooting as died as a result of his injuries. A media release sent out Wednesday afternoon says the victim, whose name has not been released, was removed from life support at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday. Charges of 2nd degree Murder are now pending for the suspect, 54-year-old David Waggoner.
An autopsy will be completed on Thursday at the Erie County Medical Examiners Office to determine the exact cause of death.
[Original Story – published 8:39 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018]
City Man Arrested Following Shooting on City’s West Side
JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Police have charged a city man with attempted murder and 1st degree assault following a shooting incident that took place just before 9 a.m. Tuesday on the city’s west side.
Police say 54-year-old David Waggoner was taken into custody not long after officers were called to 114 Livingston Ave. for a reported fight. When officers arrived they found a man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head.
The victim was rushed to UPMC hospital in Erie, where he is listed in critical condition. Police have not released the victim’s name, nor details on a possible motive.
Waggoner was being held at the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned in city court.
Jamestown police were assisted at the scene by members of the Ellicott Police Department and Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office.