Mother tells police her son was shot

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A woman told News 4 that her son was shot at Walden Avenue and Hoerner in Cheektowaga, early Tuesday morning.

Cheektowaga Police say two men approached another man who was outside 7-Eleven around 3:30 a.m. and demanded money while flashing a gun. Officers say the victim tried to knock the gun away, but it went off and a bullet hit his hand.

The victim is expected to be okay.

If you have any information, call the tip line at 686-3510.

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