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City's First Homicide Victim of New Year Identified

By Chris Jamele

Buffalo, NY – A shooting on Strauss Street on the city's East Side on Friday led to the year's first homicide in Buffalo. Police have now identified the victim. It is seventeen year old Aaron James.

Police were at first confused by multiple sets of identification carried by the victim.

Investigators are still searching for a motive and a suspect in the shooting. Any information the public can provide is being requested.