Shelter in place order lifted in Silver Creek

Incident under investigation

WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 1:20 pm
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SILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WBEN) A shelter in place order has been lifted for Silver Creek after a standoff between a Florida man and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said they had a lengthy standoff with Timothy G. Winford at 15 Elm Street in the Village of Silver Creek. Winford was charged in Florida with aggravated assault without a weapon with the intent to kill.

Police said he surrendered without incident and was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.

The department's SWAT, crisis negotiation, and emergency service teams were all on scene before the surrender.

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