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Two men wounded in drive-by shooting on Bird Avenue

Two males were shot early Saturday morning while walking on Bird Avenue, authorities said.

The two were walking east on Bird, near Grant Street, just before 2 a.m. when several shots were fired from a passing vehicle, according to Buffalo police.

Time Thomas, no age or address available, was shot once in the chest, according to police. Emanuel Mitchell, no age or address available, was shot in the buttocks and suffered a broken leg.

The victims were picked up by witnesses and driven to Erie County Medical Center. Thomas was treated and released, a hospital official said. Mitchell was still in the hospital Saturday night, but his condition was unclear.