Two separate shootings in Buffalo


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two separate shootings in Buffalo happened just 30 minutes apart on Friday.

The first occurred at Massachusetts and Shields Avenue around 4 p.m. Police say a man was shot in the abdomen and was taken to ECMC with serious injuries. His current condition is unknown.

Around 30 minutes later, about five miles away, a man was shot in the leg on the first block of Zelmer Street. He made it to a relative’s home on Bailey Avenue, where he was then picked up by an ambulance and taken to ECMC. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. 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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