Man Allegedly Kicks Officer In Face During Struggle After Discharging Firearm

DUNKIRK – A city of Dunkirk man is facing charges after reportedly discharging a firearm in front of a Lincoln Avenue house and then fighting with officers on Sunday, September 2nd around 10 a.m.

Anthony West, 41, was taken into custody only after police said he struggled with officers, kicking one of them in the face.
West is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and harassment.
He was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after officers allegedly found drugs on him during the booking process.
West was remained to Chautauqua County jail without bail according to the Sheriff’s prisoner webpage.