Buffalo man facing attempted murder, assault charges after double shooting on west side


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo man could spend up to 25 years in prison if he’s convicted of shooting two people on the city’s west side.

Prosecutors say Edwin Calo-Montanez, 32, shot the victims with an illegal gun on West Avenue near Vermont Street this past Wednesday night. They were taken to ECMC after suffering serious injuries.

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Since then, Calo-Montanez has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, as well as two counts each of attempted murder and assault.

He’ll be back in court on Friday.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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