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Buffalo Police Investigate Fatal Shooting


Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are looking into a Sunday morning double shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition. The fatal shooting happened around 3:45am near the corner of Fillmore and Victoria Avenues. 24 year old Dana Williams of Buffalo was pronounced dead while being transported to ECMC. The other victim, 31 year old Jason Richards of Buffalo, remains in critical condition at the hospital.

Homicide Detectives say Williams was shot in the chest area while Richards was shot in the upper body area. Police have characterized the shooting as a drive by shooting with the victims shot while they were outside. Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who might've sped away in a vehicle.

If you have any information regarding the shooting please call the Confidential Tip Call Line at (716)847-2255 or email us at tips@bpdny.org.