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Violent and deadly night in Buffalo Sunday

Reported deadly shooting on west side, security guard shot on east side

July 08, 2019 - 1:00 am

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It was a violent Sunday night in Buffalo with a security guard shot in the leg on the city's east side and a victim killed by gun violence on the west side.

Buffalo Police tell WBEN a shooting occurred just after 8:30pm in the 1000 block of Broadway on the east side. Police say a security guard was struck by gunfire in the leg area. Detectives say the incident occurred outside of a Burger King restaurant. The 56 year old security guard from West Seneca was transported by ambulance to ECMC. He is reported to be in fair condition.  Two suspects have been arrested and charged with attempted murder. 

In a separate incident on the city's west side, one person is dead following gunfire on Pennsylvania Street near Trenton Avenue. It happened around 10pm. Buffalo Police say a 23 year old male was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are asking anyone with info to call or text the confidential TIPCALL line at 716-847-2255. 

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