Fatal Shooting On Dearborn In Buffalo

July 5, 2011 Updated Jul 5, 2011 at 6:51 PM EDT

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Fatal Shooting On Dearborn In Buffalo

July 5, 2011 Updated Jul 5, 2011 at 6:51 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( release ) Buffalo police continue to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred late Monday night on Dearborn Avenue.

Officers from the Northwest District responded to a shooting call around 11:20PM Monday night, to a house on Dearborn Avenue.

A female was found on the front lower porch of 423 Dearborn, suffering from an apparent head injury.

"The victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance, where she was pronounced dead on arrival," according to Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Unit personnel were called to the scene and began an immediate investigation.

She has been identified as 23 year old Ngoubdo F. Babagana, of Buffalo.

"An autopsy was conducted this morning which confirmed that she died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head." Richards said.