Fredonia Police


Authorities in Chautauqua County announced at a press conference today they would not press charges against a Fredonia Police Officer who shot and killed a man in December. 23 year old George Penev was shot by Officer Nathaniel Scriven, a 15 year veteran of the police force.

Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says he's not identifying the man killed in an encounter with a Fredonia police officer on Monday. The determination was made after a meeting with the man's family yesterday.

The Observer

One man is dead in what is being described as a confrontation between a Fredonia police officer and a man said to have been covered with blood and waving a knife.