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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…

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Buffalo police are investigating an alleged stranger-danger incident that was reported early Wednesday at Hertel Avenue and St. Florian Street, according to police department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. DeGeorge said a student was waiting at the stop when someone pulled up in a red car and asked the student to get inside. The student declined, and the driver drove aw…

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Buffalo police are looking into whether three robberies at 7-Eleven stores in North Buffalo and the Elmwood Village over about two hours early Monday morning are linked. In all three cases, the suspect either stole or attempted to steal prepaid debit cards, according to three Buffalo police reports. The first robbery happened at 1:10 a.m. at the convenience store at …

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A man was stabbed Monday afternoon on Main Street in downtown Buffalo, according to a police report. The victim told police he was standing in front of the M&T Bank building at 345 Main St. talking with his cousin at about 4:10 p.m. when an unknown attacker started hitting him. The victim told officers he felt dizzy while crossing the street and sat down in front…

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A Buffalo K9 unit helped track down a suspected would-be bank robber Monday, police said. Lance Malone, 42, was arrested and charged with first-degree attempted robbery following an incident at a bank on Bailey Avenue, south of Kensington Avenue, police said. At about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Malone allegedly came into a bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. Mal…

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Buffalo Police Monday released the identity of a man whose body was found just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday inside a home in the 200 block of Box Avenue, off Kehr Street. Police said Kevin Emmonds, 35, was fatally shot, according to an autopsy performed by the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office.

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A Lockport man who allegedly fled Buffalo Police late Wednesday following a traffic stop at Bailey Avenue and Dingens Street was arrested on multiple charges Thursday by police. Nicholas Herko, 30, was charged with unlawful fleeing of an officer, reckless driving, criminal possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance and speeding, as well as op…

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One man was in custody and another man was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, after a midday stabbing Wednesday in the heart of downtown Buffalo, Buffalo Police reported. Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said the two men knew one another and a dispute between them led to the stabbing, which occurred just after 12:15 p.m.…

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A 6-year-old boy was taken to Oishei Children's Hospital on Wednesday morning after he was stabbed on Purdy Street, Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo said. The boy's 33-year-old mother was taken into police custody, Rinaldo said. The child suffered what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries. He had stab wounds and slash wounds to his torso and arms. The…

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Crime Stoppers Buffalo has offered up to a $7,500 reward, for information about a fatal shooting in the summer of 2018. Kevon Walker, 28, of Buffalo, was killed July 31 on Wilkes Avenue, a street that runs off East Delavan Avenue five blocks west of the Cheektowaga border. The shooting happened at about 12:45 a.m. and Walker was pronounced dead at Erie County Med…

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A reward of up to $7,500 is offered for information about a summer homicide of a 16-year-old in Buffalo. Anthony L. Douglas III was shot shortly after 7:30 p.m. June 28 on Oakmont Avenue, near Sun Street, in the Kenfield-Langfield Homes, police have said. Douglas was attending a graduation party and was shot following what police said was some type of altercation…