Man ambushed, shot in the stomach in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — A shooting victim in Niagara Falls is recovering from a gunshot wound to the stomach as police attempt to find those who shot him.

Police say they responded to the scene of the shooting at Lockport Street and North Avenue at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday night. A group of between two and three people approached the victim before shooting him in the stomach.

First responders rushed the man to the Erie County Medical Center, but police say they’re not sure of his current condition.

As police investigate the shooting, they’re asking for help from the public. Anybody with information is asked to call (716) 286-4523.

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