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The fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in a parking lot at the foot of Hertel Avenue late Tuesday remained under investigation on Wednesday by Buffalo Police homicide detectives.

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BREAKING: Buffalo police late Thursday identified the victim as Joshua Beason, 27, of Amherst.

According to police, he was shot multiple times in a parking lot at the foot of Hertel Avenue at 10:20 Tuesday night and was declared dead at the scene.

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Dennis J. Richards, chief of detectives, said Wednesday that Northwest District officers found the man’s body near a red vehicle in the parking lot after receiving a 911 call about multiple “shots fired” in that area Tuesday night.

Police asked anyone with information to contact them through calls or texts to the Police confidential TIPCALL number: 847-2255.