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Person killed in Shaffer Village shooting

A person shot Tuesday night in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood has become the city's latest homicide victim.

The male victim was shot in the first block of Center Lane at about 8:15 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. Police did not release the victim's name or age.

The site of the shooting was in the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's Shaffer Village housing complex.

Buffalo police ask anyone who may have information about the fatal shooting to call or text the department's confidential tip line at 716-847-2255.

Map: Homicides in Buffalo in 2017

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