BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Police Department is investigating five shootings with six victims since Saturday night.
Police say the first incident happened just after 11 p.m. near Fillmore Avenue and Urban Street. A 30-year-old Buffalo man was shot and is currently listed in serious condition at Erie County Medical Center, according to police.
The second shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. near Peace Street and Block Street. A 25-year-old woman was shot in the foot. Police say she was taken to ECMC and was treated and released.
According to police, a man arrived at ECMC in a civilian vehicle around 2:20 a.m. after being shot in the third incident. The 30-year-old Buffalo man was listed in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his leg. Investigators say the shooting happened in the first block of Eller Avenue.
Police say a 34-year-old Buffalo man arrived at ECMC in a civilian vehicle around 2:50 a.m. after suffering a gunshot wound during the fourth incident. Investigators say the shooting happened in the first block of Domedion Avenue. The man is listed in stable condition.
In the fifth shooting, police say two people were shot around 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Goodyear Avenue. A 21-year-old Buffalo woman and a 31-year-old Buffalo man suffered non-life threatening injuries.
"We need to get people with guns off the streets immediately. We have had an unusually high number of shooting incidents since last month. There are members of the community who know the people responsible for these shootings and we need them to come forward before more people are injured by gunfire,” said Captain Jeff Rinaldo.
According to police, 55 people have been shot in Buffalo since early June.
Anyone with information is asked to call or text the police tipline at (716) 847-2255.