ATTICA – A 70-year-old man is being held on a variety of charges after police responded to a report of a gunshot in his home.
John Stedman Wheeler, of Main Street, was charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and marijuana-related charges, Attica Police Chief John D. Palillo Jr. said.
Wheeler was arrested Sunday morning after police were called to his apartment house following the alleged firing of a handgun in his flat with the bullet going through several walls and lodging in the kitchen of an adjoining flat. Police said they found a quantity of marijuana from an apparent grow operation.
Palillo said the investigation is continuing and Wheeler could be facing additional charges. Attica police are being assisted by the Wyoming and Genesee County Sheriff’s offices.