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Man in custody after deadly shooting, standoff

Posted: 8:32 PM, Sep 14, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-14 20:32:14-04
Man in custody after deadly shooting, standoff
Man in custody after deadly shooting, standoff
Man in custody after deadly shooting, standoff
Man in custody after deadly shooting, standoff

One man has been taken into custody in connection with a deadly shooting and standoff situation in Buffalo's Kaisertown neighborhood.

The incident unfolded right near the scene of an early morning shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old Nick Jozens of Williamsville. The victim was shot near Clinton and Weaver Streets around 4:30 a.m. Saturday and taken to ECMC where he later died.

Following the shooting, police believed the suspect, 44-year-old Victor Irizarry of Buffalo, had barricaded himself in a building on the 1900 block of Clinton Street.

Police and SWAT responded around 11 a.m. and a tense standoff began. Two hours into the standoff, police learned Irizarry may be hiding out in a garage on Barnard Street.

Officers swarmed the area and took him into custody. Irizarry has been charged with second degree murder.

 

 

 

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