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A man was stabbed at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Suffolk Street, in what Buffalo police described as an apparent street robbery. The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, according to a spokesman for Buffalo Police.

Buffalo Police were called to the scene of a shooting in the 400 block of Leroy Avenue on Tuesday just before 7:30 p.m. A police department spokesman said the victim was a male who was grazed in the upper body area. The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, the Buffalo police spokesman said.

Buffalo Police on Thursday arrested 18-year-old Jaylin Wiggins of Buffalo in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Laron Watkins last summer, according to police. The shooting happened on Aug. 4, according to police. According to detectives, Wiggins also shot two others in that incident, which took place in the 200 block of Sherman Street. Watkins died in…

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A 35-year old Lackawanna man who late Wednesday jumped from the top of the Skyway died Thursday morning in Erie County Medical Center, according to a Buffalo Police Department spokesman. The unidentified man, who had been listed in critical condition, was retrieved about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday from Lake Erie by the Buffalo Police Department Underwater Recovery Team, with a…

The Erie County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit and SWAT Team, along with Buffalo Police officers, on Thursday seized illegal narcotics and a stolen handgun during a raid on a home on East North Street, according to a spokesman for the Sheriff's Department late Thursday. The raid resulted in one arrest, he said. A search warrant was executed at 5:45 p.m. at the residence, a…

Two women were victims in separate sexual assaults that occurred between Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, according to Buffalo police on Friday. The victims included a teenager and a woman in her 30s, according to police. The first assault happened at around 8 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of the 300 block of Curtiss Street, when a teenage girl was walking h…

Two people were struck by gunfire just before 4:40 p.m. on Friday in the first block of Cornwall Avenue, according to Buffalo police. Both victims were identified as males, according to police. They were being treated at Erie County Medical Center for injuries that appeared to be non-life-threatening, police said.

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A man in his early 20s was fatally struck by gunfire Tuesday evening in the 100 block of Roma Avenue, according to Buffalo police. Northeast District officers responded to the call just before 5:45 p.m.  The victim was declared dead at the scene, police said. The Erie County Medical Examiner responded to the scene shortly before 7:30 p.m. A handful of neighbors looked o…

A man faces a felony charge after he tried to forcibly remove his impounded vehicle from a tow truck, according to Buffalo police. Joseph Farruggia, 40, no permanent address, was charged by Buffalo police just before 8 p.m. Thursday in front of 38 Dakota St. with felony third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Farruggia tried to remove his impound…

Buffalo police arrested two men in connection with a shots fired late Tuesday in the vicinity of Hudson Street and Whitney Place on the city's West Side. Jonathan Johnson, 35, was charged with criminal possession of a loaded firearm, criminal possession of stolen property, reckless endangerment and obstruction of governmental administration, police said. The other man, …

Six robberies at businesses in different parts of the city were traced to one man living on Blake Street, Buffalo police said, Michael A. Perez Sr., 27, was charged with six counts of robbery, according to E District Police Chief Carmen Menza. The robberies occurred between Jan. 28 and Feb. 5 at businesses in the city's Elmwood Village area, North Buffalo and on Bail…

About 70 protesters picketed Thursday outside the B District headquarters of the Buffalo Police Department, a police department spokesman confirmed late Thursday. Police made no arrests during the event, said Michael J. DeGeorge. There were no major disturbances during the protest, he said. Police were on hand to monitor the situation, according to DeGeorge. DeGeo…