The Buffalo Common Council has approved paying $2.25 million to the family of Maksym Sugorovskiy.
Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said police are investigating the shooting. The age of the victim and other identifying information were not released by police.
A Buffalo police officer and a child were both injured Monday when civilian vehicle and a patrol car collided at Elmwood Avenue and Summer Street.
Someone apparently drove a forklift onto the infield area and ended up leaving behind ruts and other damage to a section of dirt and grass, Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo, a department spokesman, said Saturday afternoon.
Charles R. Drew Science Magnet School was under lockdown for several hours after authorities received a report of student with a gun.
Edwin R. Calo-Montanez has been accused of shooting two people at about 9:09 p.m. July 14 near West Avenue and Vermont Street, the District Attorney's Office said in a news release.
Julius Spell, 28, faces three gun felonies after authorities found a loaded, .40-caliber handgun reported stolen from Pennsylvania, as well as a "modified, semi-automatic rifle," the Sheriff's Office said.
"More than ever, our violence interrupters deserve all the financial support they can get," writes The News' Editorial Board.
Bishop Michael W. Fisher will host a community prayer event for an end to street violence in Buffalo and Western New York at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Niagara Square.
The incident occurred just after 9 p.m. near the intersection of Vermont Street and West Avenue, police said.
“We’ve had white supremacist incidents all over the country, especially in policing, and it’s not something that you have to take my word for. There are multiple examples all over the country,” said Orlando Dickson, a member of the advisory board.
The 16-year-old is accused of fleeing from Officer Jonathan Negron, who was rendered unconscious in a crash.
"She is quadriplegic and on a ventilator, but she has the ability for brief periods, upwards of half-hour to 45 minutes, to remove the cuff from her trachea to allow air to pass over the trachea so she can actually verbally speak."
The woman was stopped in traffic near South Elmwood Avenue and Tracy Street at about 5:20 p.m. Saturday when a bullet was fired into the driver's side rear door of her Ford Focus, according to the report.
A 26-year-old Buffalo man was struck by gunfire just after 1:30 p.m. near Niagara and Hudson streets.
A Buffalo man was sentenced Monday to five years of probation for placing a false 911 call in April 2020 that led to a collision involving a police SUV that injured five people and left a pedestrian paralyzed.
Buffalo police are investigating the discovery of a dead body Saturday afternoon in a garage in the city’s Delavan-Grider neighborhood.
The effort, initially slated to last 60 days, will involve "targeted enforcement," in which police will focus on a "small number" of individuals – "the worst of the worst in terms of our violent offenders," said U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy.
A 26-year-old is being treated for "apparent non-life threatening injuries," and a 32-year-old man was treated and released, police said.
Police expect to file charges against the individual, and said the investigation is ongoing.
Community members and police on Tuesday called for the perpetrators of gun violence in Buffalo to put down their weapons, following the latest flurry of shootings that saw 21 people injured over the three-day Fourth of July weekend.
A total of 21 people were shot in 13 incidents of gun violence over the three-day Fourth of July weekend. None of the shootings were fatal.
Three people have been charged in two shooting incidents in one night last week, including one in which a 17-year-old girl at a playground was shot at, according to police and court records.
Police said a 38-year-old man and a 25-year-old man were shot shortly after 2 a.m. Monday.