CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Cheektowaga Police Department is asking the public to come forward with any information in connection with the fatal February shooting at the 33 Speakeasy Grill.

Early in the morning of Feb. 22, 24-year-old DeAngelo Williams was killed after being shot multiple times. Police said they responded to the Genesee Street bar near Colden Court after hearing of “a reported fight with possible shots fired involving approximately 20 people.”

Police believe the 24-year-old was trying to help break up the fight when he was shot. Williams was found on the ground and taken to ECMC, where he later died.

During a Thursday press conference, Cheektowaga Chief of Police Brian Gould said despite speaking with multiple witnesses, cooperation regarding the investigation is waning. The public can submit an anonymous tip through their website here.

“The police cannot solve this without the help of our community,” Gould said. “We will continue to work hard. Our investigators are developing information on this case, but ultimately, we do need some help from the community.”

Williams’ sister also spoke during the presser, describing her brother as “the life of the party” and “laid back,” and that he loved being around family and friends.

You can watch Cheektowaga Police’s full press conference below.

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