NIAGARA FALLS – An ongoing feud was blamed for the shootings of a mother and her two sons at the Valero gas station, 19th Street and Ferry Avenue, at about 12:15 p.m. Saturday.
Niagara Falls Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto said the shooting followed an altercation at the gas station/convenience store. The victims were identified only as a mother, 50, and two sons, 19 and 21. Police said each victim was shot in the leg. They were treated in Erie County Medical Center, then released.
DalPorto said police are looking for the suspected shooter, identified as Rayquan M. Graham, 20, of Niagara Falls, who is wanted on three counts of first-degree assault and first-degree criminal use of a firearm. Police said he has a cross tattoo on the right side of his face.
Police said the attack was the result of a feud between the two brothers and the shooter.
Anyone with information is asked to call Niagara Falls police at 286-4711.
News Staff Reporter Aaron Mansfield and Niagara Correspondent Mike Kurilovitch contributed to this report. email: firstname.lastname@example.org