Terrace View Long Term Care Facility has taken steps to improve its practices since the two incidents, a spokesman said Wednesday, in addition to firing one supervisor and putting another supervisor on unpaid administrative leave.
An unidentified Niagara Falls man, age 19, was shot overnight on the first block of Pannell Street, near Main Street in North Buffalo, said police spokesman Michael DeGeorge.
An officer at Attica Correctional Facility escaped serious injury thanks to two pens his pocket when an inmate reportedly attacked him with a sharpened metal object.
A 58-year-old motorcyclist from Buffalo was killed in a collision with a wrong-way driver in Niagara Falls, according to city officials.
The unnamed victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition late Saturday.
The unidentified driver was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
The crash occurred at about 10:20 p.m. on Buffalo Avenue, between Third and Fourth streets.
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State and Erie County health officials declined to say whether the shrinking available ICU space is cause for concern, or what steps they would direct local hospitals to take if the trend continues.
The victim, a 26-year-old Lockport man, was taken to Erie County Medical Center and is in stable condition with a gunshot wound.
The region's health care system, already squeezed after hundreds of workers lost their jobs or were put on leave because of the state vaccine mandate, is facing even more constraints if unionized workers at Mercy Hospital go on strike Friday.
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The incident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. Monday near Grider Street and Maple Ridge Avenue, near Erie County Medical Center.
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Hundreds of employees were put on leave or lost their jobs for not being in compliance with the vaccine mandate.
The shooting occurred just south of Sycamore Street, across the street from Harvey Austin Elementary School.
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The driver, whose name was not provided, was issued a traffic summons for failure to exercise due care in the crash that happened shortly after 8 p.m. Aug. 29.
Erie County Medical Center expects to lose about 400 hospital workers due to the new state vaccination mandate at a time when it's seeing record numbers of patient admissions.
Dorian R. Harold, 28, of Buffalo, also was ordered by County Court Judge Susan Eagan to undergo 10 years of supervision after he is released.
The shooting, which happened just before 8 p.m., left one person wounded with injuries that are not considered life threatening.