Homicide Reported in Niagara Falls

December 19, 2011 Updated Dec 19, 2011 at 2:53 PM EDT

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Homicide Reported in Niagara Falls

December 19, 2011 Updated Dec 19, 2011 at 2:53 PM EDT

According to the Niagara Falls Police Department, a 28-year-old Niagara Falls man was shot and killed early Monday morning, the victim of a homicide.

According to a brief release issued by the NFPD, officers were called to the 1800 block of Ontario Avenue around 3:35 Monday morning after gunshots were reported. Officers found Cortez Hill with one gunshot wound to the upper body. Hill was later pronounced dead at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. According to police, witnesses saw a pair of black males fleeing the scene on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Niagara Falls police at 286-4553.