DA’s Office drops charges against man after reported fatal shootout with his wife

Local News

The Erie County District Attorney’s office drops charges against a man accused of shooting his wife.   74-year-old Joe Bush is no longer facing trial for firing a gun at his wife, Ida Bush. 

The crime happening in their home in the 2100 block of Glendale Avenue in January of 2017.  Ida passed away the following April.

Attorneys tell us the charges were dropped for evidentiary reasons.  Police say the husband and wife reportedly both fired shots at each other. 

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