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One dead, others wounded as gunfire erupts in East Side neighborhood

A male was killed and two other victims were wounded when gunfire rang out Saturday night in the first block of Warren Avenue between Memorial Drive and Broadway on Buffalo’s East Side.

Buffalo Police were dispatched to the scene about 9 p.m. Victims were taken to Erie County Medical Center. A police spokesman early Sunday confirmed that one victim but declined to release his name or other details.

Late Saturday afternoon, police were sent to the scene of a shooting in the 400 block of Sherman Street, between Sycamore and Genesee streets.

Police said a male was seriously injured when struck by gunfire about 4:30 p.m. Further information also was unavailable.