LOCKPORT – Kenneth W. Houghton Jr., a Lockport man who riddled a Genesee Street home with a shotgun blast Christmas night and later injured a police officer, was sentenced to five to 10 years in state prison Wednesday by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas.

Houghton, 31, of Walnut Street, had pleaded guilty to reduced charges of first-degree reckless endangerment and attempted second-degree assault.

He fired a 12-gauge shotgun at 107 Genesee St. in what police said was probably a drug-related incident. No one was hurt, but in the early morning hours of Dec. 26, Lockport Detective Kevin Schrader suffered a broken thumb during a struggle as he arrested Houghton.