Suspect Charged In Double Stabbing On Cattaraugus Reservation

Modified: August 15, 2016 10:17am

Latest News

For news from other years, please click on one of the following links:


Suspect John

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports a suspect was located and charged in an incident that occurred on August 14 at around 4 a.m. on the Seneca Nation of Indians Reservation.


Deputies were dispatched to a Bush Road residence for reports of a double stabbing; one victim sustained lacerations to his neck, orbital area, and eyelid while the other victim sustained a wound to his hand.  The victim with the facial cuts was transported to Erie County Medical Center for treatment and the second victim went to Lakeshore Hospital for the hand injury.


In the meantime, Detectives located the subject, Shade John, at a nearby residence and took him into custody without incident. John, 18, of Collins was charged with a felony count of assault with intent to cause physical injury, a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a knife, and a misdemeanor count of menacing.


The defendant is housed at the Erie County Holding Center pending his arraignment.