Man charged with late night shooting in Niagara Falls

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A 24-year-old man has been taken into custody and charged in connection with a shooting that took place late Wednesday night in Niagara Falls.

Just before midnight, police say Javon Ellison shot 23-year-old Jermaine Lowe in the abdomen at 11th and Ontario Avenue. Lowe was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center by his girlfriend and was then rushed to ECMC by ambulance. He’s currently in stable condition.

Thursday night around 7:30 p.m., Niagara Falls Police detectives along with Niagara County Probation took Ellison into custody at an apartment on Falls Street.

Ellison is charged with first degree assault, second degree criminal use of a firearm and second degree menacing. 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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