Woman charged in deadly Dunkirk shooting

DUNKIRK, N.Y.--Dunkirk Police are investigating a deadly shooting.

It happened around 10 p.m. Thursday at a home on Lake Shore Drive East in Dunkirk.

Police say they found an unresponsive man in the yard outside the home. He was taken to Brook's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

28-year-old Rebecca Ruiz is charged with second degree murder. She is being held at the Dunkirk Police lock-up until she is arraigned. 

Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident and not a random act. 

The victim's name has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Dunkirk Police at 716-366-2266 or the confidential tipline at 716-363-0313.

 

 

 

 

 

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