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BPD Investigate Fatal Shooting outside of East Side Community Center

Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives continue to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred outside of the Community Center located near East Delavan and Moselle at around 8:30pm Wednesday night, July 22nd.

Detectives believe there may have been some type of argument or confrontation inside involving a group of individuals, that eventually spilled outside of the Community Center.

Police believe that's when 16 year old Michael Mayfield of Buffalo was shot. He was transported to ECMC in a private vehicle but was declared dead on arrival.

Detectives are also investigating the possibility, that a second victim, 19 year old David Williams of Buffalo was also shot at that scene and also transported to ECMC by private vehicle. He has been treated and released from the hospital.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or "Report a Tip" online.