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BPD Arrest 7 in Recent Gun Incidents

Buffalo police say 4 people have been arrested in connection with a gun indicent this weekend in the Central Park neighborhood.  The incident occurred in the Jewitt Avenue - Hill Street area on Saturday night. Buffalo police say officers pulled over a suspicious vehicle when some of the individuals in the vehicle attempted to take off.  Officers apprehended the individuals after a short foot chase and made 4 arrests. Police also recovered a stolen hand gun and say the vehicle was also stolen.

Buffalo police say they are investigating if the 4 are tied to recent incidents this month.

Last week Mayor Brown authorized additional police patrols where recnet incidents have occurred including the Jewitt Avenue area.  Buffalo police have arrested at least 7 individuals in the last week in connection with gun incidents and are investigating if they are connected to the recent shootings.