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>Police probe fatal shooting of man on Weber Avenue

Buffalo homicide detectives are investigating the death of a young male Sunday morning on Weber Avenue.

Police said the man, in his early 20s, was shot at about 1:30 a.m. in the first block of Weber, a small East Side street near Bailey Avenue and Genesee Street.

The victim, according to police, was found in the street and was declared dead at the scene.

Police are withholding the man's identity until his family is notified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential TIP-CALL line, 847-2255.

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>Body of Pennsylvania man found at Darien Lake

Genesee County sheriffs' deputies are looking into the death of a 33-year-old Pennsylvania man at Darien Lake Amusement Park.

William Sutherland, of Bradford, was found early Sunday morning in Sunshine Lake, a small body of water near a parking area within the park.

Police said Sutherland's death, while unexplained, does not appear to be suspicious. He had attended a concert at the park Friday night and became separated from friends.

His friends told police they spent several hours looking for Sutherland but could not locate him. They returned to Pennsylvania but came back to Darien Lake on Saturday and reported him missing.

Scuba divers discovered Sutherland's body at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Darien Volunteer Fire Department, Alden Volunteer Fire Department's Water Rescue Team and the Genesee County Office of Emergency Management.

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>Man, 26, faces charges in Sunday morning stabbing

A 26-year-old Buffalo man was arrested Sunday in connection with an early morning stabbing near Genesee and May streets, Buffalo Police reported.

The charges against Rashawn Young included first-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

The incident occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Ferry-Fillmore District police arrested Young late Sunday morning after they found him hiding in a home on St. Joseph Avenue in the city, police said.

The victim, 28-year-old Amanuel Adugnae, of Buffalo, was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.

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>Falls, Ont., couple rescued after boat becomes disabled

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards on Sunday morning rescued a Niagara Falls, Ont., couple whose boat was taking on water in Lake Ontario.

A 57-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman radioed for help after they discovered a 2-foot gash in the boat's hull, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release.

The rescue happened about six miles north of the Niagara River at about 11 a.m. The engine compartment of the 28-foot boat was full of water, and water had risen to the boat's deck level by the time rescuers arrived, the Coast Guard said.

The couple, whose names were not released, were taken back to shore and their boat was towed.

Both were wearing life jackets and were not injured.

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>Attacker knocks out two of victim's teeth

NIAGARA FALLS -- A city man suffered bruises to his face and lost at least two teeth in an attack outside a Pine Avenue convenience store early Sunday.

The 28-year-old victim said he was approached by another man in front of the store at Pine Avenue and 15th Street at 12:11 a.m., according to a city police report.

The victim, who told police he is romantically involved with the attacker's ex-girlfriend, said he was punched in the face several times. He was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for evaluation.

All three were issued appearance tickets for City Court in Olean.

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