NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Niagara Falls City Hall was placed in a brief lockdown Tuesday morning due a nearby shooting, a city spokesperson said.
Police responded just before 9 a.m. to a call of a shooting between people in two vehicles on Pine Avenue between 7th and 10th streets, the city said. One car had been apprehended but the other car was still at large at that time, prompting the lockdown.
Police determined during their investigation that there was only one shooter. The lockdown was lifted at 9:44 a.m., spanning about half an hour.
The city believes a female shot at another female during the altercation. No one was injured.
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