Buffalo Police Investigate Links in Recent Killings

December 10, 2013 Updated Dec 10, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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December 10, 2013 Updated Dec 10, 2013 at 6:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) Police investigators are trying to figure out why there has been a rash of shooting deaths since the beginning of October.

Commissioner Daniel Derenda tells Eyewitness News that the police department believes most of the killings were drug related and the victims were purposely targeted.

Derenda adds that investigators are making good progress and hope to have some positive results to show for it soon.

Anyone with information about the recent shootings is asked to call the Buffalo Police Confidential Tip Line at 716-847-2255.

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