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Man shot in the thigh

A Buffalo man was injured when he was shot in the thigh Tuesday afternoon.

The victim, Luis A. Ortiz, 26, was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center. His injuries were considered to be non-fatal, police reported.

According to police the victim was uncooperative, but two witnesses provided police with the name of a 28-year-old Buffalo man who is a suspect.

The suspect reportedly shot Ortiz just after 4 p.m. while they were on Normal and Rhode Island avenues and then left in a black vehicle. Charges are pending.