Suspect accused of shooting at two men allegedly attempting to stop an assault pleads not guilty

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A man charged in an attack that could’ve turned deadly is now heading to trial. 

Edualdo Laureano appeared in Erie County Court this morning for a preliminary hearing.  Investigators say two men witnessed Laureano assaulting a woman on West 9th Street.

When the men tried to intervene, the defendant allegedly chased them and fired his gun at least four times in their direction. The Defense Attorney entered a plea of not guilty on Laureano’s behalf. 

The judge held all charges for trial including attempted homicide and aggravated assault. 

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