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Cattaraugus County landlord facing attempted murder, assault charges

FARMERSVILLE — A Cattaraugus County landlord was remanded to jail on attempted murder and assault charges after getting into a fight with a tenant, the New York State Police said in a news release.

Daniel L. Langdon Jr., 51 of Little Valley was jailed following the altercation Friday on Route 98 in the Cattaraugus County town of Farmersville. Troopers were notified that a man had been shot multiple times.

An investigation found that Langdon got into a physical altercation with the 40-year-old male tenant.

“During the altercation, Langdon pulled a legally owned 9-mm pistol and shot the victim multiple times,” the state police said in its news release.

The victim was taken by helicopter to Erie County Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. Langdon was arraigned on charges of felony attempted murder and first-degree assault and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail on $25,000 cash bail.

The investigation was handled by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation at the Machias police barracks.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

≤ HANOVER — On June 27, Paul S Reed, 60, of Cheektowaga was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or more, refusal to take a breath test, failure to keep right, and improper or no signal.

At about 10:20 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a vehicle complaint in the Town of Hanover. Deputies did locate the vehicle in question and did said they observed it committing several traffic infractions. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver to be Reed. Following an investigation into the incident, deputies arrested and charged Reed. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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