Man accused of hitting man with beer bottle

Nathan Horton

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB)- Orchard Park Police say a person was struck in the head with a beer bottle while at O’Neils Bar, on Abbott Road near Southwestern Boulevard. Police say 27-year-old Shawn Gretzler is now facing a felony assault charge.

The altercation happened on January 18th at 10:38 p.m. Police say the victim suffered lacerations to his face and bruising.

Gretzler was arrested Tuesday while in Orchard Park Court on a previous DWI arrest. He was released without bail and will return to court in February. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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