Niagara Falls police investigating deadly shooting


NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Detectives are looking for answers after a 27 year old man was shot and killed early Thursday morning.

It happened in the alley between 19th and 20th Streets, in the 600 block, around 12:30 a.m.

Niagara Falls Police say James Arroyo, 27, was shot three times in the chest and once in the neck. He died en route to the hospital.

Niagara Falls Police Department Detectives are investigating. They have not released any information about a potential suspect at this point.

Early Thursday morning, there was a car accident a few blocks away from the scene that took place moments after the shooting. However, police say it has been determined that the two incidents are not related. 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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