West Side man and teen struck by gunfire

Jul 7, 2017

Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that injured a city man and a 13-year-old girl.

The incident occurred last night just after 9:30 p.m. near Grant Street and Breckenridge. Police are not releasing any names, but say it appears the 33-year-old man was the target, while the child was sitting on a front porch and hit by a stray bullet.

The man was transported to Erie County Medical Center, while the 13-year-old was transported to Women & Children's Hospital. Authorities say both appeared to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255.