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Man shot in the hand in Sattler Ave. attack

A Buffalo man was being treated late Wednesday for a gunshot wound to his hand after he was attacked by two men leaving a Sattler Avenue house, Buffalo police said.

The victim was leaving the house in the first block of Sattler shortly before 6 p.m. when two suspects approached him, one of them shooting the victim in his hand, police said. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening. One of the attackers was later apprehended and the weapon was recovered nearby by Buffalo police. Police were still searching for the second attacker.


Colden woman charged with felony DWI

Erie County sheriff's deputies arrested a Colden woman early Wednesday and charged her with felony driving while intoxicated, less than 16 months after she had a prior DWI conviction, sheriff's officials said.

Deputies Amy Klimowicz and Christian Parisi stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation and an unsafe turn on Holland-Glenwood Road in Colden at about 2:10 a.m.

The driver, Nicole Mumm, 30, failed a series of roadside sobriety tests and later refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test, sheriff's officials said.

Mumm was charged with felony DWI because of a prior drunken-driving conviction in June 2007, according to police reports.


Man robbed, car stolen; vehicle later recovered

A Kirkover Street man was robbed, assaulted and had his car stolen about 11 a.m. Tuesday, Buffalo police said.

The victim told police he was in the 1300 block of Main Street about 11 a.m. when as many as eight men approached him -- one putting a gun to him and pulling him out of his 1996 Nissan. The victim was beat and kicked before taking $1,523 cash from his wallet and clothes from his vehicle before driving off in the car.

The victim found his car about an hour later further down the block. The keys were still in the vehicle and it was running, police said.


2 loaded handguns found after police stop driver

A Buffalo man who had parked in front of a fire hydrant on Sobieski Street took off in his car early Wednesday when police tried to question him, but he was arrested a short time later with two handguns, authorities said.

Mario D. Kelly, 22, of Winspear Avenue, who was stopped about 2 a.m. in the 400 block of Sweet Avenue, was arrested with two loaded guns, a Hi-Point 9mm and a Luger. Officers Robert Joyce and John Kaska arrested Kelly following a foot chase, police said.

Kelly was charged with criminal possession of weapons, fleeing police in a motor vehicle and obstruction of governmental administration.


Store break-in aborted when worker arrives

A determined thief was in the process of boring a hole through the roof of a Broadway clothing store early Wednesday when a store worker showed up after an alarm company alerted him.

Sadi Shaibi Mohamed told Ferry-Fillmore police a black car sped away as he arrived at 2 a.m. at Trendz Clothing Store in the 1000 block of Broadway. Mohamed said a 6-by-10-foot section of the roof was damaged, with a hand-sized hole through the shop's ceiling, which led to rain damage, according to police.


Welland man identified as Thorold crash victim

THOROLD, Ont. -- A 22-year-old Welland man has been identified as the victim of Tuesday morning's fatal crash in Thorold, Ont., Niagara Regional Police reported.

Owen Harold was trapped inside his pickup truck when it burst into flames following a collision about 10 a.m. with another vehicle at Merritt Road near Niagara Street. Harold was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, Bryan Moreau, 56, of Welland, who was driving a van, was injured in the crash and remained in Welland County General Hospital Wednesday, police said.

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