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Man and woman charged with attempted murder in Salamanca shooting

Posted at 7:01 PM, Nov 03, 2021

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Police in Salamanca say a man and a woman have been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that left a man injured.

Investigators say 29-year-old Patrick McVinney Jr. and 34-year-old Joelle Cooper are facing various charges.

In addition to attempted murder charges, McVinney and Cooper have been charged with criminal use of a firearm, criminal use of a weapon, reckless endangerment, and tampering with evidence.

Police say they recovered the weapon.

Both were remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail with no bail and are awaiting additional proceedings.