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19-year-old Buffalo man shot this afternoon

A 19-year-old Buffalo man was shot in the leg about 12:30 p.m. Sunday as he left his Wood Street home and entered his car.

Deverrick Petty was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center after being struck in the upper left thigh.

Petty told Buffalo police several shots came from across the street as he was getting into his car.

Petty was in the hospital’s emergency room late Sunday, but officials said his wound did not appear to be life-threatening.