PERRYSBURG - At about 2:20 a.m. today, Troopers assigned to the State Police Collins barracks responded to a Cattaraugus County E-911 call of a person shot at 10974 Whites Drive in the Town of Perrysburg on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation. The troopers located the victim, Charles F. White, 23, of Steamburg, in the yard of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim was transported from the scene to Erie County Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
The investigation at the scene by the troopers and members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation led to the arrest of Maxwell B. Mohawk, 19, of 10972 Whites Drive. Mohawk is accused of shooting the victim multiple times with a .45 caliber pistol at close range following a verbal dispute.
Mohawk has been charged with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was arraigned in the Town of Perrysburg Court before Honorable Judge Lori Dankert and was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in Little Valley on $100,000 bail or $200,000 bond.