Arrest made after Town of Tonawanda shelter in place incident

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — After a “shelter in place” was issued in the Town of Tonawanda, police have made an arrest in relation to the incident.

For a few hours on Sunday afternoon, residents in the area of Ritchie Ave. were told not to leave their homes after someone reported the sound of a gunshot.

Angela Baughman, 36, was later accused of shooting out a car window.

The Town of Tonawanda resident was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, prohibited use of a weapon, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.

Police say they found a .12 gauge shotgun believed to have been used in the crime.

Baughman was committed to the Erie County Holding Center on $10,000 bail.

WIVB.com 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s