Share this article

print logo

One teen dead, one critical after quadruple shootings

A gang-related shooting Monday evening on Roosevelt Avenue left an 18-year-old Buffalo man dead and three other teenagers wounded, Buffalo police said.

Two of the wounded remained hospitalized at Erie County Medical Center Tuesday morning. A 17-year-old boy was listed in fair condition and a 19-year-old man was in fair condition.

A second 17-year-old boy who was shot was treated and released from the hospital.

Police did not release the names of the victims.

The incident occurred just before 5:30 p.m. in the first block of Roosevelt, near Suffolk Street.

Homicide Squad detectives were investigating the shootings which Police Spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said Monday night appeared “to be gang related”:

Anyone with information is asked to called the Buffalo Police TIPCALL line at 847-2255. All calls are kept confidential.