Five Shot at East Side Park

May 12, 2012 Updated May 12, 2012 at 11:46 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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May 12, 2012 Updated May 12, 2012 at 11:46 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( WKBW ) Buffalo Police report 5 people were shot Saturday night at MLK Park in Buffalo.

The incident happened at approximately 8:30pm. where Buffalo police say five people were shot and two are currently in critical condition.

As of this posting, all 5 victims are at ECMC.

Homicide detectives say people were partying inside a shelter in the park when the suspect apparently approached them and began shooting.

4 of the victims are males, one female.

All 5 are believed to be in their 20's.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, about 5'11 with a dark or black hooded sweat shirt and light colored jeans. 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 at www.bpdny.org.