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Police identify two men slain in weekend shootings

Buffalo police have identified the two men who were killed in separate shootings over the weekend.

Deondra Smith, 20, of Warren, Ohio, was fatally shot at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Sherman Street, between Sycamore and Genesee streets. Homicide detectives say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances of that shooting and an arrest has not been made.

Alonzo Scott, 18, address unknown, was fatally shot at about 9 p.m. Saturday on the first block of Warren Avenue, between Memorial Drive and Broadway. Two other individuals were wounded in that shooting, which police say may have been gang-related.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Department’s Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.

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