Buffalo Police investigating shooting, fight and chase

Officers struck by vehicle while responding

Tim Wenger
October 13, 2019 - 1:29 pm

WGRZ Channel 2 Photo


BUFFALO N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating an incident that began at approximately 2:30am Sunday in the 200 block of Franklin Street.

Police say a male was struck by gunfire and shortly after that, some type of fight broke out in that area involving a number of people.

As officers were attempting to break up the fight, a vehicle struck or came into contact with those officers. Police say the vehicle sped away from the scene and a police pursuit ensued.  The officers were treated and released with only minor injuries.

The pursuit of the vehicle ended in Cheektowaga near the 33 and Cayuga Road and a number of other vehicles were damaged during the pursuit. (Photo Courtesy WGRZ Channel 2)

Police say the 28 year old male victim of Tonawanda who was struck by gunfire is listed in serious condition at ECMC.

Police on Monday announced the arrest of 29-year-old Dmitri Ross of Cheektowaga. He was charged with fleeing a police officer, reckless endangerment, and reckless driving.

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