Cheektowaga Domestic Incident Leads To Arrest.
On February 28, 2020 at 4:16am, the Cheektowaga Police Department responded to a call of a male with a gun on Preston Road. While checking the area, a female victim was located on Andrews Ave. Investigation revealed that a domestic related incident had occurred where the female was assaulted by the male. During the incident, the male did discharge a round from a handgun.
A perimeter of the area was established as a witness gave police information that the male suspect fled on foot. A search of the area was conducted. The Erie County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the search with a K9 and the Sheriff’s Air One helicopter. Buffalo Police Department developed information on a possible residence associated with the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody at a residence on Roma Ave. in the City of Buffalo and a handgun was recovered.
The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
An active investigation in ongoing.
Charges will be placed once the investigation is completed.