Suspect charged in early morning shooting, police looking for others

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 20-year-old Buffalo man has been arrested following an early morning home invasion and shooting on Lovejoy St.

Just before 2 a.m., Buffalo police showed up to a residence on the 1000 block of the street.

There, police say Michael Murchison and others forced their way into the residence. One of them allegedly shot a 22-year-old man. The incident was targeted, according to police.

After this, police say the shooting victim fired at Murchison with birdshot.

Murchison was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary. The 22-year-old victim is in stable condition at ECMC.

Other suspects are outstanding as of Tuesday afternoon, police say. 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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