Homicide On Friday In Allegany County

November 17, 2018

ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY – State Police report the arrest of Matthew Gilbert, 31 of Hunt, on a charge of Murder in the 2nd degree. Troopers say that on Friday November 16, at 2:49 P.M., Troopers and BCI responded to a report of a male with a gunshot wound at Monegan Road in the Allegany County Town of Burns. Troopers say that further investigation revealed that Gilbert shot the 23-year-old victim with a shotgun over a property dispute. Gilbert was arrested and processed at SP Amity.

Gilbert was arraigned at the town of Burns Court and remanded to Allegany County Jail with out bail.
Forensic Investigation Unit also assisted in this investigation.