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Robbery, Fatal Shooting, Fatal House Fire

Allan Harris
November 17, 2019 - 7:16 am

(WBEN)  Two Buffalo State students were robbed late Friday night while walking down Rees Street. Police say a man wearing a mask and carrying a large handgun came up behind them and demanded money. They say he ran away towards Grant Street. Police say they are stepping up patrols around the campus.

Buffalo Police have released the identification of a woman shot and killed in the vicinity of Prospect Avenue and Maryland Street Friday morning. She was23-tear old Lekeeta Holloman, According to detectives, the incident appears to be related to domestic violence. Erie County's domestic violence hotline is 862-HELP

A 93-year old woman died in a house fire Friday in Niagara Falls. She has been identified as Bernice Coonan. The fire was coming out the first floor front door when fire crews arrived on the scene. The managed to find the woman and perform CPR but she passed away at the hospital. A vigil was held for her Saturday night in the Falls.


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