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Suspect in Niagara Metals shooting pleads not guilty to murder, criminal possession of a weapon

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Posted at 7:13 PM, Jun 04, 2021

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — Matthew Figura, the suspect in a deadly shooting at Niagara Metals on Thursday has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon at Niagara Falls City Court on Friday.

Figura, is accused of shooting a man in the head at Niagara Metals, resulting in the man's death.

Figura then fled the scene and was captured by sheriff's deputies from Wyoming County.

EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story included Matthew Figura's booking photo. This image has since been removed in accordance with the 7 Eyewitness News mugshot policy.

Bail for Figura is set at $500,000 cash, $1 million insurance bond, or $1 million partial bond