Person killed in broad daylight in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - UPDATE: The Niagara Falls Police Department is looking for 24-year-old Charles L. Walker, Jr. Officials say Walker is a person of interest in the homicide of 26-year-old Ladrae Walker.

Walker, pictured above, is approximately 6'0", 165 lbs. According to authorities, he may be operating a silver 2011 Chevy Impala with New York license plate HFL5991.

He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If spotted, call NFPD at 286-4553 or 286-4711.

Original: A 26-year old Niagara Falls resident has died after an afternoon shooting.

The victim, identified as Ladrae Walker, was shot on Highland Avenue Tuesday at around 3:00 p.m.  He suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest, according to police.

The victim was pronounced dead at the Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.  

Detectives were scouring the area of the 2800 block of Highland Avenue Tuesday evening.

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