Vandals have hit a familiar target in Buffalo - a monument to Christopher Columbus.
Someone used a red substance to deface the statue in Columbus Park on the city's west side.
Last August, vandals covered the monument with red paint.
On Columbus Day 2016, someone put a black garbage bag over the statue's head and wrote "Columbus was a slaver and a rapist" in chalk on the sidewalk underneath it.
Last year, a Change.org petition called on members of the Buffalo Common Council to remove the statue and rename the park. Lawmakers, however, chose not to take any action.
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