Police Search For Shooting Suspect

June 18, 2012 Updated Jun 18, 2012 at 6:56 PM EDT

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Police Search For Shooting Suspect

June 18, 2012 Updated Jun 18, 2012 at 6:56 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. ( bpd ) Buffalo police continue to search for a suspect today, after a shooting incident Sunday night.

"Twenty five year old Hassan Jabbar of Buffalo was shot once, while he was on East Ferry Street, between Fillmore Avenue and Kehr Street, around 7:30pm," according to Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives.

Jabbar had been taken to Erie County Medical Center. but expired shortly after arrival at the hospital.

The suspect was described as a black male with red hair, who was wearing a blue shirt. Police believe the victim knew the suspect, who fled on foot, running north on Winchester Street.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Buffalo police through the Confidential TIPCALL number - 847-2255, or Text a Tip at (716)847-2255 - or report a tip on the department's website www.bpdny.org.