3 people die, 2 others injured in series of overnight, early morning shootings in Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo police are investigating four separate shooting incidents that occurred between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

First & Second Incidents

Just before 10 p.m., a 32-year-old Buffalo man was shot on Rapin Pl. He was taken to ECMC, where he was initially listed as being in stable condition.

Around the same time, police say a man was shot “in the arm area” on the 100 block of Eckhert St. He was taken to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.

Third Incident

UPDATE

The victim has been identified as a 22-year-old male from Buffalo.

ORIGINAL

About an hour and a half later, police responded to the 3300 block of Bailey Ave., where a man was found dead after being shot.

Fourth Incident

The next day, around 6 a.m., police responded to the first block of Layer Ave. Two women, later identified as 27-year-old Megan Wisniewski and 63-year-old Margie Ramos, were killed.

The suspect in these shootings was later found dead inside a home on 10th St.

MORE | Suspect in fatal double shooting found dead inside 10th Street home

Anyone with information that could help officers investigate these shootings is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Department’s confidential tip line at (716) 847-2255.

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