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Suspect in custody after apparent shooting

No one was injured

June 18, 2018 News Extra

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Butler police are investigating a report of shots fired in the city's Island neighborhood.

Butler police are investigating a report of shots fired in the city's Island neighborhood.

A man about 1:15 p.m. reportedly fired multiple shots from a pistol in the area of Negley Avenue. No one was apparently injured.

Police said they found at least one spent casing in that same area.

One man was placed in handcuffs and detained in connection with the investigation. Police said they were still trying to identify him.

He could face charges including reckless endangerment.

A full story will appear in the Eagle.

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Jim Smith

Jim Smith

Grew up in upstate New York. Earned my Journalism degree in 1983 from the University of Texas at Austin. Worked for two newspapers in Fayette County (Pa.) before starting at the Butler Eagle in 1998.