Shooting on Box Avenue

Shooting on Box Avenue

November 20, 2010 Updated Nov 21, 2010 at 12:20 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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November 20, 2010 Updated Nov 21, 2010 at 12:20 AM EDT

Gregory B. Bates, was shot in the chest in his home. He was taken to ECMC where he is in critical condition.

Homicide squad detectives and Crime Scene Unit personnel were called to the scene due to the serious nature of the injury, according to Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives.

"Prior to the shooting, two unknown black males had entered the home, and argued with the victim." Richards said.

The two suspects fled out a back door of the residence, in an unknown direction, according to police.