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Police investigate fatal West Side shooting

Bird Avenue, Buffalo, NY
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Bird Avenue, Buffalo, NY

By Eileen Buckley

Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Police are investigating a murder that occurred Monday night on the City's West Side.

D District police officers responded to a call around 9:15 p.m. Monday along the 300-block of Bird Avenue.

Homicide Detectives say a 26-year-old male was shot in the upper body area and was declared dead at the scene. At this time, the victim's name is not being released pending notification of family.

Buffalo Police are asking anyone with information is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or Text a Tip at (716)847-2255 or e-mail the information to the department's website at www.bpdny.org and just click the "Report a Tip" tab near the top of the homepage.