Buffalo Police Searching for Suspect in Fatal Weekend Shooting
A 22-year-old man died in a shooting this weekend and now Buffalo Police are looking for the suspect.
A 22-year-old man lost his life this weekend, after a fatal shooting in Buffalo. According to WKBW, the Buffalo Police Department is still searching for a suspect in the homicide. WIVB reports that the victim was driven to Erie County Medical Center in a private vehicle on Saturday night, just before midnight. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The fatal shooting happened around Alice Avenue and Bickford Avenue in Buffalo. If you have any information that can help police find the suspect or suspects involved in this case, please call or text the Buffalo Police's confidential tip line at 847-2255.
This year has seen an increase in shootings here in Buffalo, according to WGRZ,
Since 2019, calls for shots fired are up 84 percent, the number of shooting victims are up 96 percent and the number of murders involving a shooting are up 24 percent.
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I say these each time I cover a shooting; we are better than this senseless violence. We as a community need to do better, when it comes to gun violence, to save lives.