Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting with a Buffalo police officer, police said Wednesday morning.

Police said that the incident happened just after midnight near Kensington Avenue and Poultney Avenue. One person was transported to ECMC, where he was later pronounced dead.

Buffalo homicide detectives and the Internal Affairs Division are currently conducing separate investigations, which is departmental procedure.

In addition the New York State Attorney General’s office has been notified, as that office investigates all fatal officer-involved shootings.

This is the second fatal officer-involved shooting in Buffalo this year. In February, officers shot and killed a man on Reed Street after he was believed to have called 911 on himself.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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