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BPD Investigate East Side Homicide

Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating Thursday night's fatal shooting that claimed the life of a 19 year old male. The shooting happened just before 6:30pm Thursday night near the corner of Genesee St. and Rogers Avenue. Police say 19 year old George Hardy of Buffalo was shot multiple times while sitting in a vehicle.

Chief of Detectives Dennis J. Richards said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide Detectives are trying to determine if the suspect or suspects fled on foot or in a vehicle. Authorities are also trying to determine a motive.

Police are asking for the public's help. If you have any information regarding Thursday night's homicide, please call the Confidential Tip Call Line at (716) 847-2255 or you can email your tip at