Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man is charged following a shooting early this morning on East Seventh Street at Lincoln Street, according to the Jamestown Police Department.Police say that the passenger of a red sedan fired several shots towards a home that was occupied by several adults and young children. Police say they were able to locate the vehicle at an address on Columbia Avenue.Police add that the suspect, Stephon L. Thomas, 20, was inside the Columbia Avenue residence. Thomas was arrested and the occupants were able to exit the residence safely.An executed search warrant resulted in the seizure of a loaded 9mm handgun. Thomas is charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment. Thomas is currently in Jamestown City Jail awaiting arraignment. Police say more charges are expected as the investigation continues.Police say no one was hurt in this incident and this incident is believed to a targeted crime and not a random act of violence.Investigators believe that this shooting is linked to a shooting incident from Sept.30, where multiple shots were fired in the area of 52 Bowen St. That investigation is also continuing and police say charges are pending in that case. Anyone who may have additional info on either shooting is asked to contact the Jamestown Police at 483-7537 or via the Anonymous Tips line at 483-Tips (8477). All Calls will be kept confidential.
MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC):Both Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo failed to spark as Melbourne Renegades crashed to a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat to city rivals Melbourne Stars here yesterday.Playing at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Renegades reached 161 for seven off their 20 overs after they were sent in, with Cameron White top-scoring with 54 from 39 deliveries and captain Aaron Finch getting 36 from 29 balls.Gayle fell cheaply in the fourth over with the score on 17, scoring just four off 10 balls before giving a simple catch to Kevin Pietersen at mid-on off seamer John Hastings.Bravo, meanwhile, fell in the final over for just seven off eight balls, bowled by Hastings, who finished with four for 29.In reply, Stars got a superb unbeaten 109 off 63 balls from Englishman Luke Wright as they raced to their target off the first ball of the final over.He struck 11 fours and four sixes in a knock that held the innings together as wickets tumbled around him.Bravo finished with one for 28 from four overs of medium pace.
A controversy erupted here on Saturday over a young IPS officer, the daughter of a top leader of the ruling JD(U) in Bihar, reportedly used a vehicle owned by a party leader for travelling to a court in Delhi to seek the transit remand of an MLA. Lipi Singh, currently posted as Additional Superintendent of Police, in-charge of Barh sub-division of Patna district, went to the Saket court in Delhi and sought transit remand of Mokama MLA Anant Singh. Anant Singh had surrendered in Saket court on Friday after dodging the Bihar police for days. Lipi Singh’s father Ram Chandra Prasad Singh, a former IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is the JD(U) national general secretary and the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha.