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One person taken to ECMC after shooting in Niagara Falls Sunday

Posted at 8:13 AM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-08 09:55:56-05

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — One person was hurt and taken to ECMC after a shooting in Niagara Falls Sunday evening.

Around 7:30 p.m. Sunday Niagara falls police responded to the 1600 block of Pine Avenue for the report of a man that was shot. Officers located a 29-year-old man who was shot in the upper arm.

Police said it appears the man was standing outside of 1615 Pine Avenue when he was shot, the man told police he did not know who or why someone would shoot him. The 29-year-old man was transported to ECMC for treatment.

According to police, two rounds entered the building where a memorial was being held and nearly struck the DJ and a vehicle parked in front was struck as well.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Niagara Falls Police Departments Criminal Investigation Division at (716) 286-4553, or the General Information number at (716) 286-4711.