NIAGARA FALLS – A teen was arraigned in City Court Tuesday on two felonies for allegedly shooting and injuring another young man on Whitney Avenue last month.
Joshua D. Carter, 17, of North Avenue was charged with second-degree possession of a weapon and second-degree assault with a weapon. He was released after posting $10,000 bail and a return court date was set for Friday.
The 22-year-old victim, Matthew Gulley of Niagara Falls, said that just after 9 p.m. on Jan. 15, a suspect ran up behind him while he was walking in the 1500 block of Whitney Avenue and fired one shot at him, striking him in the lower back. According to the police Gulley suffered a small gunshot wound to the upper buttocks. He was treated at Erie County Medical Center and released shortly afterwards, according to police.