Shawn Black dies in fatal Jamestown shooting

Jamestown shooting death of Shawn Black – Obituary

Shawn Black has been identified as the person pronounced dead following a fatal Jamestown shooting that occurred on the north side of the city.

Officers from the Jamestown Police Department responded to a reported gunfire on East 6th Street and American Place at 11:30 p.m.

Before police arrived, the victim, 37-year-old Shawn Black of Lockport, NY, was transferred to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital in a private car.

According to officers, Black was subsequently declared deceased at the hospital.

Detectives had failed to identify a suspect as of the most recent department bulletin.

Anyone with information on the event is requested to call the Jamestown Police Department at 716-483-7537. Tips can also be sent anonymously at 716-483-TIPS (8477).