Two people shot in leg outside corner store

Posted at 5:15 PM, Dec 23, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-18 17:15:22-05

Gunfire rang out in the parking lot of The Corner Store on Buffalo's east side tonight.

The shooting happened around 5 p.m. at the corner of Genesee Street and Leslie. Police tell us two people were shot in the leg and their injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

There were two shootings overnight in Buffalo, one just after 1 a.m. on Rhode Island Avenue and a second near the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Riley Street just moments later. Both victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

In the past 11 days, there have been six fatal shootings in Buffalo. Details here.

The Buffalo Police Commissioner says many of these shootings involve people who know one another. More from Daniel Derenda on this wave of violence here.