DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) - Dunkirk Police swooped in quickly and arrested the suspect they say shot a man in the upper leg on Thursday.
Officers were called to Brooks Memorial Hospital after the victim arrived with a gunshot wound. Detectives interviewed the man and then began an intense follow-up investigation.
Within two hours, police arrested 22-year-old Nathaniel Hollins, Jr. and charged him with second degree assault, second degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second degree criminal use for a firearm.
Authorities did not elaborate on what led to the shooting and say their investigation into the incident continues.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 366-2266 or leave a tip on their confidential line at 363-0313.
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