Medical Examiner Rules Homicide for Body Found in Buffalo

August 18, 2014 Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 3:42 PM EDT

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Medical Examiner Rules Homicide for Body Found in Buffalo

August 18, 2014 Updated Aug 18, 2014 at 3:42 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) Buffalo police are now investigating the death of a man found on Box Avenue as a homicide.

The 23-year-old victim, whose name has not yet been released by detectives, was found deceased on the 300 block of Box Avenue just before 12:30 a.m. Monday. Officers say the man's body was found on a lawn near a taxi.

Medical examiners have determined the man died of a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information that could help investigators should call the Buffalo Police Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.