Police Make Arrest in Connection With Genesee Street Shooting

January 17, 2012 Updated Jan 17, 2012 at 3:29 PM EDT

By WKBW News

...

Police Make Arrest in Connection With Genesee Street Shooting

January 17, 2012 Updated Jan 17, 2012 at 3:29 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- Buffalo police said they have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred on Genesee Street early Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred just after midnight in the 1600 block of Genesee. Ferry-Fillmore detectives allege the suspect robbed and shot the 21-year-old victim. 

Police arrested the suspect -- 34-year-old Marcus D. Richardson of Buffalo -- a short time later on Euclid Avenue. Richardson was charged with assault, robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and other charges.            

The 21-year-old victim was taken to Sisters Hospital where he was treated and released, according to police.