***Updated info from Catskill Police:
On Thursday evening, June 21, 2018, shortly after 8:00 P.M., Catskill Police Department responded to the report of a gun shot fired in Hop-O-Nose. As the patrol officers arrived on the scene a second shot was heard. The three Catskill Police Officers observed Don Lajuan Fax Jr. holding the handgun as they approached him. A foot chase ensued between the officers and Fax. Fax was taken into custody without further incident. Don Lajuan Fax 27yrs of age of Catskill NY was charged with;
Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree a class "D" felony
Criminal Possession of a weapon 3rd a class "D" felony
Resisting Arrest a class "A" misdemeanor
Criminal Trespass in the 3rd degree a class "A" misdemeanor
2 counts of Menacing in the 2nd degree class "A" misdemeanors
Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. was remanded to the custody of the Greene County Sheriff's on $200,000 cash / $400,000 bond on the above charges
Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. also was an absconder from NYS Parole. Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. will also be held on the NYS Parole Warrant with no bail.
Police activity in Catskill Thursday night. A man was taken into custody in the area of Greene and Main Streets around 8:15. Scanner reports said, there were reports of shots fired. State Police and the Greene County Sheriff's Office also responded. We've received no reports of injuries.
We hope to learn more on Friday