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Three charged in connection with fatal Lockport shooting in October

Posted at 4:38 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 16:38:19-05

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — Two adolescent offenders and an adult have been charged in connection with a fatal Lockport shooting.

Five people were injured and Cheyenne Farewell of Medina was killed following a shooting at a Halloween party on South Niagara Street in Lockport in October.

On October 21 it was announced that two teens were taken into custody in connection to the shooting. Their names have not been released because of their juvenile status. They are 16 and 17 years old. The case was later turned over to a grand jury.

The Niagara County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday the two adolescent offenders were arraigned along with an adult in connection with the shooting.

The adolescent offenders were charged with: murder in the second degree, multiple counts of assault in the first degree and assault in the second degree, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

Jonathan Frey, an adult, was charged with one count of hindering prosecution in the first degree.

The case is scheduled to return to court February 16 for a discovery compliance conference.

The adolescent offenders are being held on $500,000 bail, all three remain in custody.