Arrest made after man is shot, seriously injured Monday afternoon in Jamestown


JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB)–The suspect in a Jamestown shooting is facing multiple charges tonight.

Investigators tell News 4 during an altercation at 834 Prendergast Ave., just before 2:30 p.m. on Monday, 27-year-old Jorge Medina-Tirando pulled out a pistol and shot several rounds, striking a man twice while he was on the porch.

Jamestown Police say the victim suffered serious injuries and is undergoing surgery at UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA.

Police located Medina-Tirando at an address on Euclid Avenue, and investigators later recovered the loaded weapon in a wooded area near where the shooting happened.

He’s being charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon and is awaiting arraignment in the city jail.

There’s no additional information on the victim’s condition at this time.

Officials say additional charges could be coming following further investigation.

Troy Licastro is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of his work here.

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