Buffalo Police investigating officer-involved shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo Police officer was involved in a shooting during a struggle with an armed suspect Tuesday night.

The incident occurred on California Street just before 8:30 p.m. after police received a call for a home invasion.

As soon as police arrived, they say the armed suspect fled on foot. Investigators say after a short chase, a struggle ensued and the officer fired his weapon.

The suspect was transported to ECMC with apparent non life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation by the Department of Internal Affairs.

News 4 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.


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