Stockport man charged in Sunday shooting

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES A SHOOTING IN STOCKPORT

(SECOND RELEASE)

Stockport, NY- Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett reports that one individual was arrested last night and currently in the Columbia County Jail as a result of an investigation into a shooting in the Town of Stockport.

On November 25, 2018 at approximately 5:38pm, Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched by Columbia County 911 to 33B Pats Lane in the Town of Stockport for report of a shooting. Deputies located Billy Johnson inside the residence with an apparent gunshot wound to his pelvic area.

Billy Johnson’s son, Timothy Johnson, was found by Deputies outside the residence and had made statements that indicated that he was responsible for the shooting.

Valatie Rescue Squad responded to the residence to treat Billy Johnson. He was later transported to Albany Medical Center where he underwent surgery and is reported to be currently in stable condition.

Assistant District Attorney Ryan Carty, of the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office, assisted with the preparation of a search warrant for the residence at 33B Pats Lane. The search warrant was signed by the Honorable Columbia County Court Judge Richard Koweek.

Members of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit executed the search warrant at 33B Pats Lane late last night with the assistance of the NYS Environmental Conservation Police. Among items recovered was a 7mm-08 caliber long rifle that Deputies believe was used in the shooting.

Timothy S. Johnson, 23 years old, of 33B Pats Lane Stockport, was arrested and charged with Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree (Class D Felony). He was arraigned before Judge

Jack Mabb in Stockport Town Court and was remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail or $30,000 bond. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for November 30, 2018 at 4:00pm.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office, the New York State Police, and NYS Environmental Conservation Police.

Investigating for the Sheriff’s Office are Sheriff David Bartlett, Captain John DeRocha, Senior Investigator William Foster, Senior Investigator Mark Dunspaugh, Investigator Reagan Anderson, Investigator William Dunspaugh, Investigator Ian Boehme, Sergeant Eli Fieser, Deputy Ryen Boehme, Deputy Steven Rose, and Deputy Eric Ordway.

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