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Police: man in custody after allegedly firing shots at officers

Posted at 6:48 PM, Apr 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 18:48:25-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The suspect accused of firing at Buffalo police is now in custody.

According to the Buffalo Police Department, 23-year-old Robert McBride is charged with two counts of first degree attempted murder, two counts of second degree attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say McBride fired shots at officers early Thursday morning as officers responded to a shots fired call near Lang Avenue and Newburgh Avenue. No officers were hit with gunfire and no one was injured.