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Buffalo Police Investigate Late Morning Homicide


Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting at a gas station at 880 Fillmore Avenue. The deadly shooting happened just around 11:30am Tuesday morning. Chief of Detectives, Dennis J. Richards, identified the victim as 20 year old Derell B. Henley of Eggert Road.

Chief Richards said the victim had been shot multiple times by the suspect or suspects. Richards also said he believes the victim was targeted and that the shooting appears to be drug related.

Richards also stressed that the Police are once again getting good cooperation from the public and the cooperation is helping in moving the investigation forward.

Anybody with information regarding the homicide or any other violent crimes is asked to call the Confidential Tip Call Line at (716)847-2255 or email  us at tips@bpdny.org.