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Two shot on Hopkins Street

Two people were struck by gunfire Saturday evening in the 300 block of Hopkins Street, near Tifft Street, Buffalo police said.

The shooting happened at about 8 p.m. while the two were inside a vehicle. The victims – a 23-year-old male and a 27-year-old female – suffered serious injuries and were taken to Erie County Medical Center, according to a Buffalo Police Twitter posting.

On Sunday, a police spokesman said the male is from Buffalo and is in critical condition at ECMC, while the female is from Cheektowaga and is in fair condition at ECMC.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call or text the confidential tip line at 847-2255.


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