BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Homicide detectives were called to West Avenue in Buffalo after a man was shot Wednesday night.
Jeremiah Cooper, 20, of Lackawanna, was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle after being struck by gunfire around 8 p.m. at West and Massachusetts Avenues. Police described his injuries as serious and was declared dead at Women's and Children's Hospital.
The shooting happened just a block from the home that was rebuilt by ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" in November of 2009.
Homicide Squad detectives are asking for the public's assistance in solving this homicide. Anyone with information on this incident should call the confidential TIPCALL number 847-2255, text a tip to 847-2255 or use the police department's website to report a tip at www.bpdny.org .
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