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


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.

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