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Third homicide in three days raises Buffalo's 2016 homicide total to 30

A violent weekend in Buffalo continued into Monday.

A 24-year-old man who was shot late Monday afternoon on the city's West Side became Buffalo's 30th homicide of 2016. It also was the third homicide in three days.

On Saturday, a 25-year-old woman was fatally shot on Shumway Street. On Sunday, 39-year-old Earl Parker was killed in a double shooting on Schreck Avenue.

Monday's fatal shooting happened about a block away from the deadly July 25 shooting on Vermont Street of 27-year-old Christina Banks.

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