BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo police are investigating a deadly shooting in the latest act of violence within the city.
Chief of Detectives Dennis Richards confirmed to News 4 28-year-old Denell Baker was shot dead on the 200 block of Peach Street around 9:20 p.m. Sunday.
There have been over half a dozen homicides in Buffalo in the last two weeks. City officials say they believe previous killings are connected and gang-related.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown told News 4 on Sunday that there are increased police patrols in the areas where violence has occurred.
Richards said there were reports of possible gunshots before the discovery of the latest victim Sunday evening.