Amherst man found dead at foot of Hertel Ave

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – An Amherst man was found dead Tuesday night at the foot of Hertel Avenue in Buffalo.

Police were called to the area around 10:20 p.m. after 911 received calls about several shots being fired. Officers responded and found the 27-year-old victim dead near a red vehicle in a parking lot.

The Marina Vista Apartments are located at the foot of Hertel, which is also where an entrance ramp to I-190 South is located.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call 847-2255. 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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