Deadly overnight claims two lives on Buffalo's East Side

Mar 25, 2019

Buffalo Police are investigating three shootings over the weekend - two of them fatal.

The first happened just before 11 p.m. Saturday in the first block of Eller Avenue, near the Cheektowaga border. Police say a 31-year-old female was struck multiple times by gunfire and transported to Erie County Medical Center for treatment, where she later died.

The second shooting happened just after 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Broadway, near the Central Terminal. Detectives say a 38-year-old man was struck by gunfire and transported to ECMC, but he later died.

The third shooting happened just before 1 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Hoyt Street on the city's West Side. Polcie say a man, believed to be in his early 20s, was struck by gunfire and his injuries appear serious.

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