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A 24-year-old Black Rock man was arrested Wednesday morning after a bullet was fired into a town house on South Division Street with six people inside, including three children and a teenager, according to a Buffalo police report. Officers determined the gun was fired from inside an adjoining residence on South Division, between Hickory and Pine streets, at about 11:50 …

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A 31-year-old man was killed in a shooting Thursday morning near East Amherst and Suffolk streets, Buffalo police said. The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot at about 6 a.m. while inside a vehicle, which crashed into a fence and then into a vacant home, department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said in an email. The victim died at the scene and no oth…

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An individual who allegedly shot at two Buffalo police officers early Thursday on the East Side been identified and is being actively sought by police, according to Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo. The individual was identified as 23-year-old Robert McBride. Rinaldo said McBride could be charged with the attempted murder of two police officers. McBride is consi…

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The 31-year-old woman killed in a shooting near the Buffalo-Cheektowaga border over the weekend has been identified as Jasmine Harrison of Buffalo, police said Monday. Harrison was shot just before 11 p.m. Saturday on Eller Avenue. She died early Sunday, a police spokesman previously said. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to call or text the depa…

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Police have identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday morning on Broadway as Marquino Green, 38, of Buffalo. Detectives reported that Green was hit by gunfire in the 1200 block. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where he died. Police are asking anyone with information to call or text the city's confidential tip line at 847-2255.

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An unidentified 31-year-old woman has died after being hit "multiple times" by gunfire late Saturday night in Buffalo, according to city police. The shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. in the first block of Eller Avenue, just south of Genesee Street and a few blocks west of Pine Ridge Road. The victim was transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center with ser…

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A 32-year-old Buffalo man died as a result of a Sunday night shooting in University Heights, according to the Buffalo Police Department. This marks the city's third homicide of 2019. Buffalo police officials say two Buffalo men were struck by gunfire just before 9:40 p.m. Sunday night outside of a residence in the 3000 block of Main Street. The 3000 block of Main Str…

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A 57-year-old man was struck by gunfire just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the first block of Brunswick Boulevard, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The man was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition Wednesday morning, DeGeorge said. Police asked anyone with information about the shooting…

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A man was struck by gunfire shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Wyoming Avenue, between East Delavan and Northland avenues, on Buffalo's East Side, Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge reported Tuesday night. DeGeorge said the victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center in a private vehicle and noted that his injuries appear to be serious. …

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Buffalo police are seeking information about an early morning shooting on Sunday after a 32-year-old Buffalo woman was struck in the leg by gunfire. The unidentified woman was hit just after 5 a.m. in the 100 block of Grimes Street, near Lincoln Park off Broadway. She was taken to Erie County Medical Center, where she was treated and released. Police said that anyone…

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A man was killed Thursday night on the city's East Side, Buffalo police said. The male victim, whom police are still trying to identify, was shot just before 8:40 p.m. on Warring Avenue near Antwerp Street. He died at the scene, a police spokesman said in an email. Police initially indicated the man's injuries were "serious in nature." A separate police report descri…

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Warning: The following video features graphic content of a man being shot and killed. An investigation by the Erie County District Attorney's Office into the fatal shooting of Rafael "Pito" Rivera by a Buffalo police officer ended Monday when prosecutors announced there would be no criminal charges against the officer. Attorneys for Rivera's family have released surv…

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A Buffalo police officer who shot and killed a 32-year-old man during a foot chase in the early morning of Sept. 12 on the city’s West Side was justified in shooting him, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn said Monday. Rafael “Pito” Rivera had a gun when he ran from police, ignored the officer’s commands to drop the weapon and was turning toward the officer whi…