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The victim of an overnight shooting on Niagara Street was identified Tuesday as Tavonne Taylor, 29, of West Seneca, according to Dennis J. Richards, Buffalo Police chief of detectives.

Taylor apparently was shot in the side yard of a residence on Niagara Street near Hertel Avenue late Monday, Richards said. Taylor was declared dead at the scene by emergency responders.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Buffalo Police confidential TIPCALL number, 716-847-2255, calling or texting or using the Buffalo Police Department website, www.bpdny.org to report a tip.