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Crime Update for Wednesday, October 17th


Buffalo Police are investigating a late night shooting and an early morning stabbing. The apparent shooting happened at 138 Sweet Avenue at around 10:45pm Tuesday night. It appears the victim, 19 year old Demetrious Mack, was shot in the shoulder area. The victim was taken to ECMC where his injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Buffalo Police are investigating the shooting including the search for a suspect or suspects. Anybody with information should call "C" District Police at 851-4412.

Buffalo Police are also looking into a possible early morning stabbing on St.Louis Street. The incident happened a little after 3am Wednesday morning. It appears an altercation between neighbors may've sparked the the stabbing. The victim, Karena Jones was stabbed in the upper left arm area. She was taken to ECMC . Her neighbor faces charges in the incident.