NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Falls Police reported a man shot dead at Niagara Metals on Thursday morning. Local authorities arrived on scene at 8:16 a.m. to find a man had died from a gunshot wound.
The authorities are seeking the whereabouts of Matthew Figura Jr., 35, who fled the scene of the crime and is a person of interest in the shooting.
Figura was last seen driving a black Nissan Frontier pickup truck with Virginia plates reading ULV3324.
Figura has connections throughout the area, including Niagara Falls, Ransomville, Lewiston, Lockport, and Cambria. Additionally, he may be headed into the Southern Tier region of New York or be crossing over into Pennsylvania.
The NFPD says Figura should be considered armed and dangerous.
If you see Matthew Figura Jr., police request you contact them at 716-286-4711 or 716-286-4553.
UPDATE: Matthew Figura Jr. has been apprehended in Wyoming County and is in custody of the Sheriff’s Department.