Police release details about weekend shooting

Dunkirk Police have released the details about a shooting earlier this week.

According to a news release, on Sunday around 10 a.m. officers were called to 91 Lincoln Ave. for a report of a male discharging a firearm in front of a residence. On arrival police took Anthony B. West, 41, of Park Avenue, Dunkirk into custody.

Police alleged West struggled with officers while being taken into custody and kicked an officer in the face.

West was charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree harassment and resisting arrest. During the booking process he was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He was arraigned and held for a grand jury.