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Fight leads to shots fired, man arrested

Posted at 1:02 PM, Jan 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 13:02:56-05

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WKBW) — Jamestown Police say a man is in custody following a fight that led to shots being fired early Saturday morning.

According to police, around 1:30 a.m. officers responded to the report of a fight with two shots fired in the area of 45 Franklin Street.

Officers at the scene determined the individual who fired the shots, 34-year-old Desimon J. Elston, ran from the scene and into a nearby residence.

Elston was located and taken into custody in a neighboring yard.

After obtaining a search warrant, police recovered a .45 cal pistol in the residence.

Elston faces a second degree criminal possession of a weapon charge and is currently awaiting arraignment in the city jail.

Police say the investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected.

Anyone with information is asked to call Jamestown Police at 483-8477.