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.