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One dead, 4 others shot in 4 overnight shootings in Buffalo

One person was killed and four others were injured in four shootings in Buffalo over a little more than an hour late Monday and early Tuesday.

Here’s what Buffalo police reported Tuesday morning:

• A 16-year-old Buffalo girl suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound after being shot on the 200 block of Dartmouth Avenue near Bailey Avenue. She was shot just after 11:40 p.m. and walked into Erie County Medical Center just before midnight. She was treated and released.

• A 25-year-old Buffalo man was shot in the leg area on the first block of Sattler Avenue just after 12:10 a.m. He was treated and released from ECMC.

• A 21-year-old Buffalo man was shot on the first block of Warren Avenue, at Kent Street, at about 12:30 a.m. The man was driven to ECMC in a private vehicle, and was treated and released from the hospital.

• One person was killed when two people were shot near Broadway and Strauss Street just after 1 a.m. Police are attempting to identify the body of the deceased person. The other victim, a 29-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police did not release the names of any of the victims.

The overnight shootings follow a fatal shooting in Cheektowaga on Sunday night and 10 people shot in Buffalo over seven days from June 27 to Monday afternoon.

Buffalo police ask anyone with information about any of the incidents to text or call the department’s confidential tip line at 847-2255.


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