Standoff Ends Peacefully after Shots Fired

Allegany man fired several shots at officers

ALLEGANY, NY – An Allegany, NY man was arrested after a standoff with NY State Police and Cattaraugus County Sheriff Deputies last night in the town of Allegany.

Police say Thomas Gilray barricaded himself inside a home shortly after 8 pm last night on Lippert Hollow Road while in possession of a firearm.

Gilray, who police say had been drinking at the time, fired several shots at the police officers, narrowly missing them.

Police say Gilray eventually surrendered to police at approximately 2 am this morning.

Everyone inside the home escaped without injury.

No charges have been file yet. Gilray is scheduled for a psychiatric evaluation.


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One Comment

  1. Anonymous says:

    Lucky for him he was not in Potter County. You know what happens here when you try that ****.

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