Gunfire strikes, kills man on porch

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man was sitting on his porch Friday morning when he was shot and killed.

Buffalo Police said a man, in his late thirties, was struck by gunfire at 11 a.m. in the 100 block of Deerfield Avenue. Authorities said the man was declared dead at the scene.

Police did not identify the victim. No information has been released about a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the confidential tip call line at 716-847-2255.

The scene was not far from another shooting scene Friday morning. A student was walking to school on Carl Street when he was grazed by gunfire. 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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