Man accused of shooting victim in the leg

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – Lockport Police have made an arrest in an early morning shooting on Tuesday.

Officers say Anthony Ervin III of Buffalo shot 44-year-old Christopher Williams in the leg around 1:30 a.m. on Spalding Street. WIlliams was taken to ECMC where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries and later released.

The 29-year-old suspect is charged with first degree assault and second degree criminal possession of a weapon.

After being arraigned in Lockport City Court, Ervin was taken to the Niagara County Jail. 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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