6 Teens Shot; 1 Dead

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(GoRealNewsNow.com) – In an extremely violent and deadly attack, a 14-year-old girl was killed, and five other teens were wounded in a shooting in Buffalo, New York, late Saturday night, several blocks from the supermarket where a 2022 mass shooting occurred.

Buffalo police were called to a parking lot on the northside around 11:30 p.m., where they found six teenagers aged between 14 and 16 with gunshot wounds.

The 14-year-old girl was taken to Oishei Children’s Hospital, where she later died.

Four young males were taken to the hospital, including a 15-year-old boy in critical condition. Another 16-year-old boy suffered a scratch from a bullet but refused medical treatment at the scene.

Moreover, Buffalo mayor Byron Brown condemned the incident as a “senseless crime” during a press conference, stating, “To open fire on a group of children absolutely makes no sense whatsoever.”

“This is a tragic day in the city of Buffalo. Overnight six young people shot between the ages of 14 to 16 years old. A 14-year-old girl is dead, a 15-year-old boy is in stable but critical condition. Fortunately, the other four children that were wounded will be O,” Mayor Brown said.

Police informed local news radio station WUFO that “several hundred” teenagers were present at the event, initially calling for loud music. Later, reports of a fight emerged, followed by gunshots around 11 p.m.

Authorities believe three suspects were at the party.

Likewise, the motive for the shooting remains under investigation, but Buffalo’s Chief of Detectives, William Craig Macy, said investigators suspect the shooting was prompted by fights that broke out at the house party earlier Saturday evening.

Macy stated that several shell casings were found on Alexander Place in the vicinity of the house party.

Macy also said investigators would like to speak to anyone who was attending the gathering and may have witnessed the shootings. Investigators suspect “several hundred kids” were at the event when fights broke out, but “we have not heard from them.”

Additionally, Buffalo Common Council Member Zeneta Everhart urged anyone with information to come forward and help the investigation.

She emphasized the need for united action against gun violence, not only in Buffalo but nationwide.

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