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BPD Investigate Shooting Outside of Sr. Citizens Apartment

Buffalo police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon, August 12th, in the 800 block of William Street.

Police believe the 61 year old victim; Larry Crosland was outside of the Monsignor Adamski Apartments at around 3pm when he was caught in crossfire. 

The victim, who is a resident of the complex, was rushed to the Erie County Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

Detectives believe that gunfire was exchanged by individuals about a block away at William and Townsend Street when Crosland was struck in the upper body by a stray bullet.

Police believe they’ve recovered a vehicle used in the shooting.

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