Two deaths result from weekend attacks

Oct 7, 2012

Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate a pair of fatal attacks over the weekend.

A Friday night stabbing in the vicinity of Woodlawn Avenue and Humboldt Parkway led to the death of 22-year-old Michael Ballard, Jr. A shooting early Saturday morning in the 200 block of Maryland Street has taken the life of a 26-year-old man. Detectives believe that a number of people may have been inside the residence when the shooting occurred.

Police are asking anyone with information about either incident to call the Confidential Tip Line at 847-2255.