LOCKPORT – Police were looking for a suspect or suspects in a South Transit Street shooting early Monday morning.
Raymond T. Johnson, 31, suffered multiple gun shot wounds, but he walked from the shooting scene in his apartment at 143 South Transit Street to a nearby 7-Eleven at South Transit and High street to get help.
“He staggered in and told a clerk, ‘I’ve been shot’ and then just collapsed on the ground, where we found him,” said Lockport Police Chief Lawrence M. Eggert.
Eggert said Johnson was found at 12:20 a.m. and was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center. He was taken into surgery Monday morning and was expected to recover, according to Eggert.
Eggert said police have little information on the cause of the shooting or names of any suspects.
He said anyone with information should contact the Lockport Police Department at 433-7700 or the tipline at 439-6723.