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Shots fired at off-duty Buffalo police lieutenant

Posted at 8:07 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 23:17:27-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — One person is in custody after an off-duty Buffalo police lieutenant was shot at Thursday night.

Police say the gunfire came from a person inside a stolen car at Bame and Treehaven around 6:30 p.m. According to police, the off-duty lieutenant observed suspicious activity and was attempting to get the license plate information when the individual fired a shot.

The lieutenant was not injured. Police say the suspect vehicle then drove off at a high rate of speed.

Officers found the car a short time later and took one person into custody. A gun has also been recovered, police said.

The individual in custody is facing numerous charges.

Police continue to look for three other individuals who may be involved in the incident.

This is a developing story.