Buffalo Police Officer Patty Parete Dies

February 2, 2013 Updated Feb 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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Buffalo Police Officer Patty Parete Dies

February 2, 2013 Updated Feb 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW) – Buffalo Police Officer Patty Parete has died, according to an announcement made Saturday afternoon by the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association.

Parete and her partner, Carl Andolina, were shot while responding to a call on December 5th, 2006 at Elmwood and Chippewa.

The Association says that Patty had a “long, arduous, and brave challenge” from a spinal injury as a result of her injuries.
A cause of death has not been released.

Eyewitness News will bring you more details as they become available.