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Buffalo School 43 sent into lockdown following nearby shooting

Posted at 5:58 PM, Jun 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-11 17:58:29-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say School 43 was placed into lockdown following a shooting near the school Friday afternoon.

Buffalo Public Schools confirmed that the school was locked down due to the shooting.

Police officials say a man was shot in the leg around 3:15 p.m. at Benzinger and East Lovejoy.

Investigators say students at School 43 were placed into lockdown for a half an hour and were dismissed after the lockdown was lifted.