Shooting victim dies from injuries

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo police say a 32 year-old man shot on Wende Street Wednesday afternoon has died from his injuries.  Police identified the man as John Wesley.

Homicide detectives were called to Buffalo’s east side in the area of  Wende and East Ferry Streets around 1:30 p.m.

“Obviously it’s a serious shooting. The homicide squad responded and we’re calling for evidence photographers. As always we ask for the public’s help,” said Buffalo Police Department Chief of Detectives Dennis Richards.


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