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A man was robbed at gunpoint of $20 late Saturday on the East Side by a group of individuals, Buffalo police reported.

The victim told police he was approached at Lasalle Avenue at Bailey Avenue around 11:30 p.m. by six to eight suspects wearing hooded sweatshirts. One suspect displayed a handgun and told the victim to “Give it up.”

The victim was placed in a headlock while his pockets were searched, police said. The victim told police the gunman fired two shots in his direction as he fled.