Police Investigate A Wednesday Morning Fatal Shooting

January 19, 2011 Updated Jan 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM EDT

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Police Investigate A Wednesday Morning Fatal Shooting

January 19, 2011 Updated Jan 19, 2011 at 7:31 PM EDT

Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a late morning shooting, inside a store, on the city's East Side.

Officers were called to the 2200 block of Genesee Street at approximately 10:30am Wednesday morning, January 19th.

Detectives say a male, believed to be 20 years old, was shot while inside a store.

The victim then collapsed a short distance away near the intersection of Genesee St. and Eller Avenue.

He was taken to ECMC by ambulance and his injuries, where he died Wednesday afternoon.

Police believe the suspect fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential TIPCALL Line at
847-2255 or "Text a Tip" at (716)847-2255 or e-mail the department's website at www.bpdny.org and just click the "Report a Tip" tab near the top of the home page.