Buffalo Police investigating shooting death of teenager


Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting on Oakmont Avenue in Buffalo’s East Side that left a 16-year-old boy dead.

According to Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo, there had been a large group of people gathered on Oakmont for a graduation party when a person or people started shooting. The teenager – who police have yet to identify – was taken to ECMC where he was pronounced dead.

Police are asking anyone with information to call or text their confidential tip line, 847-2255.

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