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Police release ID of man shot in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS – Police have identified a man shot Monday night in Niagara Falls. The injuries have been called non-life threatening by investigators.

The victim, Darius L. Washington, 46, of Niagara Falls, was found just after 8 p.m. in an alley in the 200 block of 22nd Street with a gunshot wound to the leg, police reported.

Rural Metro ambulance was called to the scene and transported Washington to Erie County Medical Center.

The case was turned over to the Niagara Falls Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with information is asked to contact the bureau at 286-4553.