Two injured in apparent accidental shooting


OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Police are investigating an apparent accidental shooting Monday night in Olean.

Officers were called to Martin Street shortly before 9 p.m. where they found 28-year-old Connie Mascho with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and 24-year-old Logan Cooper with a gunshot wound to his finger.

Both victims were taken to Olean General Hospital. Mascho was then transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC, where she remains in critical condition. Cooper was treated and released.

Investigators say the victims were injured by a .40 caliber automatic handgun, and at this time, it appears the shooting was accidental.

Police say they will continue to investigate. 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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