Call To Shoplifting Scene Leads To Shooting

October 21, 2013 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 7:47 AM EDT

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Call To Shoplifting Scene Leads To Shooting

October 21, 2013 Updated Oct 21, 2013 at 7:47 AM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW)

Buffalo Police responding to a shoplifting call at the Tops store ends in a shooting.

Sunday night at around 8 o'clock, police arrived at Grant and Amherst Street where two suspects tried to make a quick getaway. While fleeing, the suspects slammed into another vehicle where they nearly hit a security guard.

The security guard quickly responded by firing shots at the fleeing vehicle. A bullet struck one suspect and grazed another, both were transported to ECMC for treatment. Charges are pending.