NEWSTEAD, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Sheriff's Office says two people have been charged following an investigation into a shooting in Newstead, Tuesday night.
Authorities say 49-year-old Spencer Nowinski of Sardinia, who is a convicted felon on parole, shot a 34-year-old man around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at 12976 Main Road in the Town of Newstead.
Sheriff's deputies also say that Nowinski was with 37-year-old Arica Uptegrov at the scene.
The handgun that Nowinski used was stolen from a burglary in Clarence in October.
Uptegrov was arrested and charged for her role in an incident at a Clarence grocery store on December 17.
Nowinski was charged with the following from the shooting
- Assault in the first degree with a weapon
- Criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree
- Criminal use of a firearm in the first degree
- Criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth-degree
Nowinski was charged with the following from the burglary
- Burglary in the second-degree dwelling
- Grand larceny in the third-degree
- Grand larceny in the fourth-degree
Sheriff's deputies say Uptegrove was arrested and charged with felony counts of arson in the second degree and criminal mischief in the second degree.