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BPD Investigate Recent Rash of Homicides

The identities of Buffalo's recent homicides have been confirmed and their names are being released by the Buffalo police department.

The Saturday morning, August 14th incident , occurred shortly after 1:30AM, in the vicinity of Genesee and Doat Streets. The victim had exited a nearby deli, and was seen talking to another person shortly before he was shot and killed.

He is now identified as 35 year old Robert Dumas from the Town of Tonawanda. Ferry-Fillmore District officers responded to the scene and found the victim dead at the scene.

On Sunday evening August 15th at around 8:45PM, a man was gunned down in the vicinity of the 200 block of Cambridge Avenue near East Delavan Avenue.

20 year old Ronald B. Walker of Buffalo, was found by responding Northeast District police, answering a call of a shooting. The victim had been struck multiple times, and he was rushed to Erie County Medical Center, where he later died.

"We continue to seek the public's help in these recent homicide investigations, as well as the Main Street incident in which eight people were shot - four fatally," said Dennis J. Richards. "We need witnesses who are willing to come forward, and make statements to detectives and identify the perpetrators in each and every case. The assistance from the community will enable us to effect arrests, and bring the persons responsible for these heinous acts to justice," Richards said.