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A man was struck by three bullets on Lombard Street between Broadway and Paderewski Drive this morning, Buffalo police said.

The victim told police he was approached by an unknown person, who fired several shots at him, authorities said. Three of the shots hit the victim in the upper body, and he was taken to Erie County Medical Center, according to officials.

A nearby vehicle had one if its passenger-side windows shot out, and police recovered two shell casings and one live round from the scene, authorities said.