NIAGARA FALLS - A Niagara Falls man was fatally shot early Saturday near 2811 Highland Ave., police reported.
The victim, identified as Marcel Walker, 27, suffered several gunshot wounds, and died shortly after arriving at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, police said.
When officers arrived at the scene at 4:30 a.m. they learned the victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. While transporting the victim, the driver of the vehicle located a Rural Metro ambulance, which took him the rest of the way to the hospital.
Several people were in the area when the shooting occurred, and police are urging anyone with information to contact Niagara Falls Police at 286-4711 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 286-4553.