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Deshler Street shooting victim identified

Posted: 3:17 AM, Jul 19, 2017
Updated: 2017-07-20 15:18:38Z

UPDATE: Buffalo Police have identified the 22-year-old deceased man as Joseph Tabor of Cheektowaga.

Original: Police were called to Deshler Street and Broadway, about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.  This is about ten blocks east of Memorial Drive, where the Central Terminal is located.

Our breaking news photographer saw the medical examiner at the scene, taking pictures of the man's body, covered by a white sheet.

AMR dispatchers tell 7 Eyewitness News they were called to the scene, but no one was taken to the hospital.

Just before 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, that same Buffalo police spokesman confirmed the shooting was deadly.

Detectives had many yellow evidence markers set up.  They were taking pictures and video of the scene.

Investigators were seen searching for more evidence, measuring the area where the shooting happened.

There is no word about any suspect or arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.