Fatal Shooting On Bird Avenue

April 12, 2011 Updated Apr 12, 2011 at 10:17 AM EDT

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Fatal Shooting On Bird Avenue

April 12, 2011 Updated Apr 12, 2011 at 10:17 AM EDT

( release ) Buffalo police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Monday night on the city's west side.

"D" District police responded to the call at around 9:15pm in the 300 block of Bird Avenue.

Homicide Detectives say a 26 year old male was shot in the upper body area and declared dead at the scene.

At this time, the victim's name is not being released pending notification of family.

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 information to the department's website at www.bpdny.org and just click the "Report a Tip" tab near the top of the homepage.