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Shot fired from a Jeep hits man in right foot

A Buffalo man was shot in the foot about 10 p.m. Friday while walking near Northampton and Kehr streets.

Police said Johnathan C. Redd, 22, of Urban Street, was shot by someone firing a handgun from a burgundy Jeep that drove past him. Three shots were fired -- one hitting him in the right foot, police added. Redd was listed in stable condition in Erie County Medical Center.


Woman accosted at ATM fights off two attackers

A 29-year-old woman told police she was attacked Saturday afternoon while trying to withdraw money from a bank ATM in the city's Riverside neighborhood.

The woman was in the ATM area of the M&T Bank on Tonawanda Street at about 3:30 p.m., when two males attacked her and tried to get her money out of the machine, police said. The woman fought off her two assailants, who ran away empty-handed.

The two bandits were seen getting into a gray Chevrolet Mailbu that took off on Tonawanda toward Hertel Avenue.

One bandit was described as a black male in his late 30s, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and wearing a black crew-neck T-shirt, black pants and black sneakers.

The other was described as a Hispanic male with black hair, brown eyes, in his mid-20s, 6 feet tall, 140 pounds and wearing a white T-shirt, black sneakers and green and white stripped pants.


Loss placed at $1,300 in Black Rock break-in

Buffalo police are investigating a break-in early Saturday at a Black Rock bar that resulted in a loss estimated at $1,300.

Dill's Tavern, 362 Military Road, was entered between 3 and 10 a.m. Saturday. Police said the front door was pried open and a window on the door to the bar was broken. Three video machines and a jukebox were broken into. An attempt to open the cash register was unsuccessful, police said.

Missing was $300 in cash and damage was placed at more than $1,000.


Man forced into car made to cough up $150

A man walking on East Delavan Avenue early Saturday was forced into a car at gunpoint then robbed, Buffalo police said.

Police said the driver of a 1990s silver Pontiac Grand Prix pulled up, displayed a black handgun and forced him into the car. The victim was driven around and surrendered $150 in cash before being dropped off, police said.


Man says he was beaten outside Allen Street bar

A man told Buffalo police he was beat up by several people early Saturday outside an Allen Street bar.

The victim said he was jumped by four or five males about 1 a.m. outside Mulligan's Brick Bar, 229 Allen St., according to police reports.

The man, who suffered cuts and bruises to his face, ribs and knees, walked to the nearby fire station at Elmwood and Virginia avenues for medical attention, police said.

A witness to the incident described a suspect to police, and said their was only one attacker.


Felony DWI charges lodged in two arrests

JAMESTOWN -- Two men previously convicted of driving while intoxicated were arrested overnight on felony DWI charges, state police at Jamestown said.

Jason Eganski, 23, of Leon, was pulled over on Main Street in Cherry Creek on Friday night for driving more than twice the speed limit, police said. His blood-alcohol level was 0.17 percent, more than twice the legal limit, police added.

Early Saturday, Mark Biggins, 47, of Alexander, was pulled over on Route 394 in Falconer for a traffic violation, police said. His blood-alcohol level was 0.15 percent, police added.


Niagara Towers man injured when tackled

NIAGARA FALLS -- A resident of Niagara Towers suffered a separated shoulder and other injuries about 5 p.m. Friday when he was assaulted outside the housing complex, police said.

Police charged Anthony J. Wozniak, 34, of Cedar Avenue, with third-degree assault.

Police said the victim, 48, was walking from the parking lot into the complex when Wozniak shouted at him, dashed across a field and tackled him and shoved his faced into the ground. The victim was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.


Three arrested in theft from disabled man, 70

JAMESTOWN -- Three Jamestown men are accused of stealing money from the shirt pocket of a disabled, 70-year-old man getting a haircut in the 200 block East Second Street.

Gary Bonet-Velez, 26, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, fifth-degree conspiracy and false personation.

Angel Cruz, 21, and Christopher Flores-Rodriguez, 20, were each charged with fifth-degree conspiracy.

Further information was unavailable.