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Man arrested after physical altercation with officer

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LOCKPORT, N.Y. — A man faces several charges after fighting with a police officer who was questioning him about a possible shooting.

Police in Lockport arrested Kenneth Houghton Jr. following a suspected shooting on Genesee Street.

Police questioned several people inside a nearby home who were suspected in firing a shotgun that was found.

Houghton was arrested and then broke a detective's thumb during a struggle.

He's charged with six felonies and a misdemeanor; including assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal use of a firearm.

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