1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — One man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in Niagara Falls early Tuesday morning.

Police were called to the area of 17th St. and Pierce Ave. around 1:30 a.m.

One of the men who was shot was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in a private vehicle before officers got to the scene. Investigators tell News 4 22-year-old Jonathan Joseph, of addresses in both Niagara Falls and Florida, was shot several times.

Police say Joseph later died from his injuries.

The other man who was shot suffered a lower body injury and was taken to ECMC by ambulance. He’s expected to survive.

No arrests have been made, as of Tuesday morning, but investigators are looking into the matter.

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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