BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 15-year-old Buffalo high school student was shot to death inbroad daylight Friday afternoon.
It was about 1:10 Friday afternoon when the 15-year-old boy whowas standing near a bus shelter at West Delavan and Grant Streetwas shot in the back. He managed to run across Grant Street andthen collapsed.
This actually happened within sight of where 24-year-old JohnRockmore was gunned down a year ago this week. Police are stillinvestigating Friday's shooting and there is a camera at thiscorner that we believe is operated by Grant Street businesses. Theywere among the first in the city to put up street cameras yearsago.
Chief Dennis Richards of the Buffalo Police siad, "As always,we're looking for any information from the public, any footage fromany building or city camera in the area will be analyzed and lookedat, and if there's any further information to put it out as far aswho a suspect might be."
A witness who heard the shots said, "If nobody do it, I will doit myself, call Mayor Brown, say, "Dude, I need to talk to you,"'cause this don't make no sense. Kids getting killed left andright, and to me it seems like all the younger people are leavinginstead of older people, and it just seems like, right now, this isgonna have to finally end. Make it stop, now."
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