An 18-year-old Buffalo man was critically injured in an apparent drive-by shooting Friday afternoon, police said. The shooting occurred at Edison Avenue and Weston Avenue, just blocks from the Sun Street home where another young man was found dead Tuesday morning.
Friday’s shooting, the latest in a string of recent violent incidents on the city’s East Side, occurred at around 3:15 p.m., police said. The injured man, whose identity has not been released, was rushed to ECMC, where he was in critical condition Friday night.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene and determined that the shooting was most likely a drive-by, police authorities said.
Late Monday night, 20-year-old Raymond Carmichael of Northumberland Avenue was killed by a shotgun blast in the Langfield Housing Projects just north of where Friday’s incident occurred.
Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call or text the police department’s confidential TIP-CALL line at 847-2255 or submit information via the “Report a Tip” function on the department’s website, www.bpdny.org.