Two 17-year-old boys shot, one killed

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Gunfire struck two 17-year-old boys Tuesday night on Shirley Avenue, killing one of them. The shooting happened hours after another fatal shooting on the city’s east side.

Buffalo Police say both victims were taken to Erie County Medical Center, after the shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. One of the victims, Ronnie Scott of Buffalo, died from his injuries. The other victim, Diamond Allen, was shot in the leg, treated and released.

Police did not give descriptions of a suspect Wednesday morning.

This shooting happened the same day as another shooting, when four teenagers were struck by gunfire, one fatally. That incident happened in Buffalo’s Kensington Bailey neighborhood, along the Oakmont Avenue overpass. 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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