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Buffalo police name first homicide victim of October

Buffalo police on Monday released the name of the teenager fatally shot last week.

Dayvere Haygood, 19, of Buffalo was killed Wednesday night at Moselle Street and East Delavan Avenue, a police spokesman said.

The shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. Haygood died at the scene.

His death was the city's first homicide in the month of October. Police ask anyone who may have information about what happened to call or text the department's confidential tip line at 716-847-2255.

Editor's note: Police initially provided an incorrect spelling of the victim's last name, which was included in an earlier version of this story.

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