Name of man killed while he was walking into his home released

Sumner

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Gunfire struck and killed a man while he was walking into his home Sunday night, in the first block of Sumner Place.

Police say the shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. and killed 31-year-old Benjamin Sweetwine.

About an hour later, police responded to Woodlawn Avenue where another male was shot. Police are also investigating that incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716)847-2255

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