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Police identify victim from Saturday morning homicide on West Delavan

Buffalo police have identified the city’s latest homicide victim as 31 year old Jamari Grimes, 31, of Buffalo, who was shot to death Saturday morning in the 200 block of West Delavan Avenue.

The fatal shooting occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Northwest District officers responding to a call of shots fired on West Delavan found Grimes dead, on a step.

Witnesses have told police that a dark-colored van with tinted windows was seen speeding away from the shooting scene.

Police are asking anyone with information about the killing to call or text the department’s confidential tip line, at (716) 847-2255 or e-mail police at