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Buffalo, New York man shot in head, run over by shooter's car

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Sunday, July 6, 2008

Buffalo, New York — Police are investigating a shooting on Buffalo's East Side late Saturday night which left one person in critical condition at a local hospital.

According to Buffalo police communications, at approximately 11:00 p.m. EDT a young male in his late teens was shot at least once in the head near 118 East Utica Street. Police say that witness reports indicate that the shooter then ran over the victim with a car and sped off Westbound on E. Utica.

Currently police are searching for a "small white car." No other details on the suspect or his vehicle were given.

The victim was taken to Erie County Medical Center where he is undergoing treatment. The extent of his injuries has not yet been released, but he is listed in stable condition.


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