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Bishop Timon High School student identified as victim of Briscoe Avenue shooting

Posted: 11:24 AM, Jul 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-14 16:30:23-04
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say two teenagers were shot just before 1 a.m. Saturday on the first block of Briscoe Avenue near Walden Avenue.

According to police, a 17-year-old Buffalo male was shot and transported to ECMC with serious injuries, he was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon.

A 15-year-old West Seneca male was also shot and was transported to Oishei Children's Hospital where he was treated and released.

Police say the 17-year-old that was killed was Bishop Timon High School student Paul Humphrey, he was also a member of the Bishop Timon football team.

The family shared this photo of Humphrey with 7 Eyewitness News.

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The high school posted the statement below on Facebook page Saturday evening.

The Timon Athletics twitter account changed its profile picture to Humphrey's number Saturday.

A GoFundMe has been started for the family, which can be found here .

Anyone with information is asked to call the Buffalo police confidential tip line at (716) 847-2255.