Man shot by Buffalo police officer

Apr 5, 2012

A man is recovering this morning at Erie County Medical Center after he was shot in the stomach by a Buffalo police officer during a standoff in Black Rock Wednesday night.

The wound has been categorized as non-life threatening to the unnamed man who has been described as being in his late sixties.

In accordance to department policy, the officer has been placed on administrative leave as the incident is reviewed by the Homicide Bureau and Internal Affairs.

The Hamilton Street standoff came to a boil when the man threatened an ambulance crew with a knife.