BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the quadruple shooting at JFK Park in Buffalo Wednesday.
Police said a man entered JFK Park on Hickory Street and started shooting around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Four people were shot, including a 21-year-old man, a 24-year-old man, and two boys ages 8 and 14.
In an update provided Thursday afternoon police said there was a dice game going on at the park and it appears it was a targeted shooting with possibly more than one shooter. The two boys, ages 8 and 14, were on the basketball court playing basketball and were not involved according to police.
Police provided an update on the four victims Thursday afternoon:
- The 8-year-old boy was grazed in the ear and treated and released from Oishei Children's Hospital.
- The 14-year-old boy was shot in the chest and treated and released from Oishei Children's Hospital.
- The 24-year-old man was shot in the leg and treated and released from Oishei Children's Hospital.
- The 21-year-old man was shot in the back and underwent surgery, he remains at ECMC in serious condition.
Crime Stoppers asks anyone with information to contact (716) 867-6161.