Man shot after fight at Brocton home

BROCTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — A person is recovering from a gunshot wound after a fight involving several people Friday night.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home on Central Avenue around 11:15 p.m.

Three people arrived at the home, and got into an altercation with two people who lived there, according to investigators.

During the altercation, a person living there shot one of the visitors, investigators reported.

Two men, Lamar Matthews, 35, and Shane Winn-Hopkins, 39, ran off after the shooting and were located in Westfield, police say.

The person who was shot was transported to Erie County Medical Center by Star Flight, and is expected to survive.

Matthews, of Portland, is charged with attempted robbery.

Winn-Hopkins, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, is charged with attempted robbery and burglary.

The victim and the person investigators believe fired the shot have not been identified. 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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