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Niagara Falls shooting victim remains in stable condition

NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls man discovered in a pool of blood at Walnut Avenue and Fifth Street early Thursday remains in stable condition in the intensive-care unit of Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo.

James Vicki, 30, was shot twice while walking home on Walnut Avenue near Third Street, and was “barely conscious” when police arrived, said Detective Lt. Michael Trane of the Niagara Falls Police Criminal Investigation Division.

Trane said Vicki’s injuries are “consistent with a struggle.” Late Thursday, Vicki was unable to provide much information about the shooting to authorities, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Niagara Falls Detective Bureau at 286-4553,