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Man shot in the chest in Town of Tonawanda on Friday, police searching for shooter

Posted at 1:15 PM, Feb 08, 2021

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Town of Tonawanda Police Department is looking for information in connection to a shooting in the area of Kenmore Avenue and Truesdale Road on Friday night.

According to Chief James Stauffiger, the attack happened around 10 p.m. A 53-year-old man was shot in the chest.

The man was found by police and taken to the hospital. Chief Stauffiger reported the man's injuries were not life-threatening.

Information on any potential suspect or suspects has not been provided, and police are asking anyone with information on the attack to call the department's confidential tip line. Tips can be called in to (716) 879-6066.