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Breaking News

The Buffalo Police Department has called a 4pm press conference today to announce significant developments regarding  Tuesday's homicide that happened at 880 Fillmore Avenue. 20 year old Derell B. Henley of Eggert Road was shot multiple times while coming out of a gas station around 11:30am. Henley was pronounced dead a short time later at ECMC.

Chief of Detectives Dennis J. Richards characterized the shooting as drug related and said he believes the victim may've been targeted. Richards also said the investigation has moved rapidly thanks in large part to cooperation from the public.

The press conference is scheduled for 4pm today at Buffalo Police Headquarters. It will be held in the second floor Academy. If you need more information please contact Mike DeGeorge at 851-4036 or 341-9522.