Two arrested after fight that involved shots fired

St. Lawrence County Sheriff. Christopher Lenney/Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies arrested Jesse C. Davis, 30, of Potsdam, along with Tyler J. Moore, 31, of Canton, on Tuesday in the town of Russell.

According to police, Mr. Davis struck Mr. Moore with a metal baseball bat, causing physical injury. In response, police say Mr. Moore retrieved a .22 caliber rifle from inside his residence and fired several shots at a vehicle that Mr. Davis and another unnamed person were occupying.

Mr. Davis was charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies.

Mr. Moore was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, first-degree reckless endangerment, both felonies, as well as second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor.

Both parties were arraigned in front of Judge Rachelle Foster of Canton Town Court and held in the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on bail. Orders of protection were issued against both parties, forbidding contact with one another.

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