BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police were called to the scene of a shooting on Maryland Street near Efner on Buffalo's lower west side Saturday evening, shortly before 5 p.m.
A elderly man, 82 year old Ansumane Kanneh, was shot and was declared dead on the scene, the Maryner Homes complex.
Kanneh was a resident of the complex.
Chief of Detectives Dennis J. Richards said "it's likely that the victim was not the intended target" when he was struck by a stray bullet.
Police are still searching for the gunman. Anyone with information is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or Text a Tip to (716) 847-2255 or e-mail the department at www.bpdny.org .
A teen-aged mother, her young husband and her father are all accused of helping a 23-month-old boy smoke marijuana.
Investigators have charged a Jamestown man with animal cruelty after a female Chihuahua was found zipped up in a Coors Light thermal bag.
State Police say they caught a man wanted on a bench warrant trying to crawl out of a bathroom window.
Hamburg Police say a drunk driver caused a head-on crash on Lakeshore Road overnight.
A Colorado sheriff says a suspect in a Denver-area high school shooting has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A southern tier man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a man multiple times inside the victim's home.