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City police investigating second shooting incident in as many days on eastside... no one struck in this case...
Jamestown police are investigating another shooting incident... but, thankfully no one was hit by a bullet that struck a residence on the eastside.  City Police Captain Bob Samuelson says officers were called to the scene at 344 East Fourth Street shortly before 3 this afternoon.  Samuelson says no one was struck, and no one was hurt.  He would not say whether the incident was related to yesterday's fatal shooting on the southside.  However... he says police are now investigating a second shooting incident in as many days.  If you have any information on the incident... call JPD at 483-7537... or the tips line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.
Samuelson says police asking public's help in finding the alleged shooter(s) involving in multiple-shooting incident on southside Thanksgiving morning...
Jamestown police are following up on leads received on yesterday morning's multiple shooting incident on the southside that claimed one life... and saw two others wounded.  City Police Captain Bob Samuelson says they've received some resident tips... but, adds they've been coming in slow so far.  Samuelson says the incident occured just outside an apartment house at 129 South Main St. just after 4 a.m. Thanksgiving morning.  He says an argument inside apparently spilled out onto the street... and, he says they know there were "several dozen people" at the scene, so there had to be some witnesses.  He says you don't have to give your name in leaving a tip.  No names have been released for the victims... though it's known that the person who died was a man.  He says the priority right now is finding the person who fired the fatal shot... among the several dozen people at the gathering.  Samuelson says the other two victims suffered non-life threatening wounds.  If you have any information on the incident... Samuelson says you can call them at 483-7537... or their anonymous tip line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.  
JPD institutes new 4-1-1 Tip App, and utilizing it for this case...
The Jamestown Police Department has also added a new way for residents to provide tips to them... and, remain anonymous.  City Police Captain Bob Samuelson says they just recently added a 4-1-1 information application... and, he says it's helped them in some other, recent cases.  Samuelson says Google "JPD 411 App" and you can download it to your I-Phone or Droid device.  He says that app has been up and running... and, is also tied into the Jamestown Police Facebook page.  He adds they also hope to speak soon with the two other victims in the case.
Sinclairville man arrested on warrant, drug possession charges pending...
A Sinclairville man is jailed on $10,500 bail following his arrest on a warrant... and, for allegedly being found in possession of drugs.  Sheriff's deputies say they located 28 year-old Denial Carlson at a home on Johnson Road shortly after 6 p.m.  Officers say Carlson was wanted for failing to pay a fine in Charlotte Town Court.  However... prior to the arrest deputies say they allegedly found Carlson in possession of a quantity of Heroin... and, a hypodermic needle.  He was arraigned in Charlotte Town Court... and, sent to the county lock-up.  Officers add that additional charges are pending.
Better Business Bureau spokeswoman offers tips on "Black Friday" shopping...
It's "Black Friday... " and many shoppers have already taken part in Grey Thursday sales or join the Black Friday madness earlier in the day.  Melanie McGovern of the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York says you need to do your homework first.  McGovern says read produce reviews, and make sure you have a really good sale price when there may be a better one elsewhere.  She says it's also important make sure it’s a retailer you can trust and check out the refund policy.  
Black Friday brings out shoppers, traffic to Jamestown-area Friday...
It's becoming more of a tradition in the past couple of years... celebration Thanksgiving with family -- then go Christmas shopping.  Today is "Black Friday..." but, early shopping for holiday bargains again started earlier in the Jamestown-area.  Several retailers in the Jamestown-area opened Thanksgiving afternoon or early evening... including the Chautauqua Mall in Lakewood... where there are now 45-plus stores.  Mall Marketing Director Cynde Breneman says they also have a fairly new store that's just opened... Hibbet Sports.  She says they have a few other retailers that'll be moving in during the season to set up shop.  The Mall opened to start "Black Friday" at 6 p.m. Thursday.  However... Breneman says all three of their anchors... J-C Penny, The Bon-Ton, and Sears... all opened yesterday.  Pennys opened the earliest... at 3 p.m.  Sears closed for a few hours overnight.  Breneman adds that The Bon-Ton has more than 700 doorbusters this year.  For more information... go to the mall's website... or Facebook Page.  Among the other major retailers... the Wal-Mart SuperCenter in Lakewood has been open 24-hours... but began it's Black Friday Specials at 6 p.m. last night.

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