A man fired a gun at another person in an alley near 18th Street between Willow and Pierce avenues Monday afternoon, according to a Niagara Falls police report.
A witness told police the shooter fired five shots at a young male running east down the alley at about 5:20 p.m. The shooter got into an older model "puke" green Chevrolet Malibu that fled the scene heading east on Willow and then south on Hyde Park Boulevard, according to the report.
The victim ran from the scene through yards towards Pierce and Whitney avenues, police were told. Police recovered five shell casings in the alley.