PS 43 Lovejoy Discovery School was put on lockdown Friday afternoon after a man was shot nearby


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man was shot Friday afternoon near PS 43 Lovejoy Discovery School, putting the school on lockdown.

Buffalo Police tell News 4 the man was shot in the leg at 3:15 p.m. on Benzinger and East Lovejoy Street.

PS 43, located on the corner of Benzinger and East Lovejoy, was put on lockdown for 30 minutes after the shooting happened. Authorities say students were dismissed after the lockdown was lifted.

No further information is available at this time.

Patrick Ryan is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2020. See more of his work here.

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