Police Investigate Death of 14-Year Old Boy

November 14, 2011 Updated Nov 14, 2011 at 12:11 AM EDT

By Allen Leight

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November 14, 2011 Updated Nov 14, 2011 at 12:11 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of a 14-year-old male found in the second story of a West Side apartment complex Sunday afternoon.

Police say the teen was found around 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the second floor of an apartment located at 21 West Lane near Ontario Street.

While police did not release a cause of death, neighbors tell Eyewitness News they heard multiple gunshots from inside that apartment.

Witnesses say moments later, a teen-aged boy ran out of the apartment calling for help.

Police would not comment on those claims but do say an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death and that the investigation on-going.