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One victim of a shooting early Saturday on Lonsdale Road has died, police said today. They identified him as Sylvester Buttrom, 18, of Buffalo.

Buttrom and a second victim, a 20-year-old man who was not identified, were shot just after 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the first block of Lonsdale. Buttrom died today in Erie County Medical Center while the other victim is listed in critical condition at ECMC.

Buffalo homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the confidential TIP-CALL line at 847-2255.

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