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Niagara Falls Police Search for Person Wanted in Connection to Shooting

5:18 PM, Sep 18, 2013   |    comments
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NIAGARA FALLS, NY - Niagara Falls Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a shooting earlier this month.

Investigators say officers responded to a report of shots fired following a fight on Pine Avenue September 2 just after 11pm.

One victim, Leonard Lamont Sistrunk, Jr. 20, was shot in the upper torso.  He was taken to ECMC, where he was later released.

The victim's mother witnessed the shooting and even tried to stop the gunman.  The shooter also struck an occupied vehicle, shattering the window.

The suspect, Darrell Lee Stewart, 31, is described as a black male, 5' 8-9" and about 235 lbs.   

If you have any information on Stewart's whereabouts, you're asked to call Crimestoppers at:  716-867-6161.  You could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to Stewart's arrest.

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