NIAGARA FALLS – City police found a man laying face down in a parking lot, following a shooting late Sunday.
The name of the victim and extent of his injuries were not been released today.
Police responded to a call of shots fired at 11 p.m., in the 3400 block of Ninth Street. At the scene, they found a wounded 23-year-old man surrounded by a crowd of people. Police said not a single person in the crowd surrounding the man said they knew anything or saw anything related to the shooting.
A witness with an apartment facing the parking lot said she heard four gunshots. The victim was able to speak to police as he was being treated at the scene and said he saw a black, four-door vehicle leave the scene, but didn’t know who shot him. Police found a 9 mm projectile and a cellphone at the scene that did not belong to the victim.
The shooting remains under investigation.