STOCKTON, NY - The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office continues
to search for answers in the death of a hunter in the Town of
Jeffrey Roberts, 33, was the Town of Sheridan Volunteer Fire
Chief. He has held the position for two years.
The Sheriff says Roberts was hunting Saturday afternoon with his
father and a friend in a wooded area behind the rest stop on Route
60 in the Town of Stockton. Friends say they were hunting on the
Roberts family property.
An autopsy showed Roberts died of a single gunshot wound to the
chest and that the bullet did not come from his own gun.
Sheriff Joseph Gerace told Channel 2 News, "we did recover a
projectile, it is being sent to a lab for ballistic analysis."
If anyone has information, or was hunting in the area around that
time, the Sheriff's office asks that you call Lt. John Crossley at
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