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Two teenagers were in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center after they were shot just after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Woodlawn Avenue, a Buffalo Police Department spokesman said. The victims were 17 and 18 and both male, said spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. Investigators say the shooting "appears targeted in nature," according to DeGeorge. Buffalo police ar…

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Four people have been arrested in connection with a noontime robbery Monday at the downtown M&T Bank branch in the 1800 block of Main Street, Buffalo police said. Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said a suspect entered the bank, demanded cash and left with an undisclosed amount of money. A short time later, officers brought in four persons of interest for questi…

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A 19-year-old Buffalo man was fatally shot early Sunday morning in the city's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Police said the victim, who has not been identified, was shot just after 2 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Paderewski Drive and Shumway Street. Ferry-Fillmore officers responded to the call. The man was transpo…

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A Buffalo woman was arrested on multiple charges after an argument that began on the phone turned into an incident in which she damaged two windshields with a snowbrush, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Breona Tyler, 24, was arrested Saturday afternoon on charges of third-degree assault, second-degree harassment and second-degree criminal mischief following t…

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Authorities are trying to determine the cause of death of a Buffalo man who was stabbed in a home, then got in his car and crashed into a tree, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Police said the 29-year-old man died early Sunday morning just after 5 a.m. at East Ferry and Dupont streets. Authorities say the man was stabbed inside of a residence, then got int…

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Riverside High School was placed on lockdown Friday, after a person who was armed with a gun was found outside the high school, Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo confirmed. The individual is now in custody, Rinaldo added. Rinaldo could not confirm whether or not any shots had been fired.

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A Buffalo man was arrested Saturday on robbery, assault and kidnapping charges after an incident in which he allegedly rammed a car, dragged the driver out, joined others in beating him with a snowbrush, and then drove off with the car with the victim's children inside. Guy Virgil, 20, was arrested on multiple charges following the incident, which occurred around 1:30 p…

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A 26-year-old Buffalo man died after being shot while he sat in a vehicle late Sunday night on the border of the city's Pratt-Willert and Ellicott neighborhoods, according to the Buffalo Police Department. The shooting happened at around midnight Sunday night in the 300 block of South Division Street, near Pine Street, police said. Police said the man arrived at Erie…

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Three men were hospitalized following a wrong-way crash on Route 33 late Sunday night, according to Buffalo police. Police said that a vehicle was traveling the wrong direction on the 33 westbound overpass near North Oak, where the expressway ends downtown, at around 10 p.m., when it collided with another vehicle. Police said that both drivers and a passenger in one …

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A 48-year-old man was in critical condition after he was struck by two vehicles in downtown Buffalo Wednesday morning, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Police said the pedestrian was struck at about 6:50 a.m. at Niagara Street near Carolina Street. The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center. Niagara Street was closed southbound from Caroli…

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Buffalo police are continuing their investigation into a shooting Monday evening in which two Buffalo men were injured near Inter Park and Fillmore avenues, according to the Buffalo Police Department. The shooting occurred about 5:45 p.m. while both men were seated inside a vehicle, police said. Both men were transported to Erie County Medical Center. According to po…

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One person was struck by gunfire in the arm early Monday evening in the East Ferry Street and Fillmore Avenue area, according to Buffalo police. The shooting happened at about 5:45 p.m., though police did not provide any additional information about the victim or the victim's condition. Police said they were investigating whether a second person was struck by gunfire…

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Two Buffalo police officers and a civilian were treated for non-life-threatening injuries after a motor vehicle collision Friday at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Dodge Street, according to Buffalo police. Both officers and the civilian were all transported to Erie County Medical Center. Police were advising motorists to avoid the intersection where the acc…

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Two people who thought they were meeting up with a person who wanted to buy their iPhones got robbed at knifepoint Thursday afternoon in separate incidents outside a North Buffalo home, according to two police reports. In both cases, the victims told police they exchanged Facebook messages with a man who told them to come to a house on Homer Avenue, just north of Hertel…

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A 15-year-old female student was charged Wednesday with threatening to bring an AK-47 to Frederick Law Olmsted School at Kensington, according to a Buffalo police report. The student made the threat during gym class, a witness told police, according to the report. The alleged threat involved bringing the assault rifle to the school today. School administrators were i…