Man shot in leg near UB’s South Campus

AMHERST, NY (WIVB) Amherst Police are looking for a male shooter involved in an incident Saturday night.

At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Saturday night Amherst police responded to a report of a large group fighting and shots being fired in the parking lot of the University Plaza on Main Street.

The male shooter was described as a black male, with a dark complexion. He was seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt.

The male victim sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to ECMC with a non life-threatening injury.

Police say the incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amherst Police Department at 689-1311. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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