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Gunman riding mountain bike shoots at Riverside building

A gunman opened fire with a 9 millimeter handgun Friday afternon, striking a Tonawanda Street building, according to Buffalo Police reports. No injuries were reported.

The incident happened just after 1 p.m. near Roesch Avenue and Tonawanda Street.

The shooter is described as a black male in his 30s wearing a long-sleeved white shirt, jeans and a beige baseball cap. He fired a pair of shots from a Ruger handgun that lodged in the side of the building at 1069 Tonawanda St., police reported.

It was unclear if the building was his intended target.

The gunman fled on a mountain bike northbound on Baxter Street, police said.

Northwest District detectives are investigating the incident.

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