Police Investigate Weekend Shooting & Beating

March 17, 2012 Updated Mar 17, 2012 at 10:56 PM EDT

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Police Investigate Weekend Shooting & Beating

March 17, 2012 Updated Mar 17, 2012 at 10:56 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( release ) Buffalo police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Friday night in the 500 block of LaSalle.

Police say theincident happened just before 10:30pm Friday night.

Officers say following a brief argument, a suspect fired shots at an
upstairs window of a house, striking a 27 year old male.

The victim was transported to ECMC where he's listed in stable condition.

Buffalo police are also investigating an incident that occurred at around 3am Saturday morning in a parking lot, located in the 500 block of Rhode Island.

An individual tells Buffalo police he was in the parking lot, when 4 or 5 people approached him.

Police say the suspects asked him for a cigarette and then began to beat him with some type of object. The suspects then made off with his wallet, cash and other personal items.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or Text a Tip at (716)847-2255 or e-mail the department at www.bpdny.org