Buffalo man arrested in connection with April shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo man was arrested Monday and is facing charges in connection with a shooting in April on Reed Street, the Buffalo Police Department announced.

Police said Charles Hooks III allegedly shot a 26-year-old victim on the 300 block of Reed during the afternoon of April 17. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to their leg and was transported to ECMC for their injury.

Hooks was charged with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

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Adam Gorski is a Buffalo native who joined the News 4 team in 2022. You can find more of his work here.

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