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Buffalo police probe fatal shooting on West Delavan Avenue

A 31-year-old man was fatally shot late Saturday morning on the city’s West Side.

The shooting occurred about 11:30 a.m. in the 200 block of West Delavan Avenue, just west of Grant Street, Buffalo police said. Police responded to the call of shots fired and upon arrival found the victim dead on the steps of the structure. The name of the victim was not released Saturday.

A dark-colored van with tinted windows was seen speeding from the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the confidential tipcall line at (716) 847-2255 or e-mail the department at