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Buffalo man seriously injured in Falls drive-by shooting

NIAGARA FALLS – A Buffalo man was severely injured in an apparent drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in a Niagara Falls alley.

The 26-year-old victim, who has not been identified, was taken by ambulance to nearby Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and then transported by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center where he underwent surgery. He was listed in “very serious” condition on Monday.

Police received a call at 11:30 a.m. Sunday and found the victim lying in the alley, in the 600 block between 10th and Ninth streets, with a single gunshot wound to the lower chest.

Detectives were able to obtain a video of the suspect’s vehicle, a late 1990s or early 2000s model silver BMW, and are asking anyone with information to contact them at 286-4711.