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15-year-old charged with deadly shooting, police say may be domestic incident

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Posted at 7:39 AM, Apr 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 11:52:06-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Police are investigating after a 15-year-old is accused of shooting and killing at 31-year-old man inside a South Buffalo apartment Thursday night.

Police say they were called to Stevenson Street around 9:45 p.m. They found the 31-year-old victim and rushed him to Mercy Hospital, but he died from his injuries.

Buffalo Police have charged a 15-year-old in the shooting death, and say it appears to be domestic in nature. The Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate.

The teen was arraigned on Friday morning on one count of second degree murder.

Due to the age of the accused teen, the case is being handled by Erie County Youth Part Judge Kevin M. Carter and his name is not being released. The teen is being held at the East Ferry Detention Facility.

Anyone with information is asked to call the BPD Confidential Tipcall line, 847-2255.