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Man shot during a fight in city's Fruit Belt


BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police say a 25-year-old man was shot just after 3:30 a.m. Saturday inside a home in the 200 block of Orange Street in the city's Fruit Belt neighborhood.

The victim was shot by another man during a fight. Police say the two men knew each other.

On Sunday, we were told the victim was listed in fair condition at Erie County Medical Center. His name has not been released and there is no word of any arrests being made in the incident.


Shooting on Genesee Street


BUFFALO, NY – Buffalo police say a 38-year-old man was shot on the 1700 block of Genesee Street Saturday at about 7:20 p.m. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center in a private vehicle with injurious police described as being "serious in nature."

On Sunday we were told he was listed in fair condition at the hospital.

The victim's name has not been released and there's no word on whether police have a suspect at this time.


Two men shot on E. Delavan


BUFFALO, NY-- Buffalo Police are investigation a double shooting that happened Thursday afternoon.

Police were called to Erie County Medical Center after two males showed up with gunshot wounds.

Police say the incident happened at East Delavan and Cortland Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

The injuries appear to be non-life threatening. No word yet on a motive or possible suspects.


Man pleads guilty to attempted murder in triple shooting


BUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo man is facing up to 75 years in prison after he admitted his role in a triple shooting.

Dennis Triplett, 40, pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges including three counts of attempted murder.

The shooting at Townsend and Peckham left three men seriously injured.


Buffalo organization helps veterans with jobs


BUFFALO, N.Y.- A new veterans career center on Buffalo's East Side is helping connect those who served with job opportunities.

The Veterans Career Center is the brain child of Debbera Ransom, who wants to cut down on the high unemployment among veterans by providing training in resume writing, interviewing skills and employer research. The center is located in the Response to Love Center on Kosciuszko Street.

"This particular site was excellent to have the career center here because they have so many other services, so it's almost like a true one stop situation," Ransom said.

Ransom, who is the founding commander of AMVETS Post 24, says the center will be staffed by veterans and is child-friendly.

Council President "Targeting" Bad Landlords


BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Common Council president Darius Pridgen is using an interesting strategy to get bad landlords to take care of their properties. He's focusing on abandoned buildings in the Ellicott District, which he represents.

On Friday, Pridgen was talking about Mohammad Kabir, who he called a "derelict landlord," who owns an abandoned church at 413 Sherman Street. Pridgen says Kabir, who wasn't available for an on camera interview, has neglected this property since buying it three years ago at an auction.

"This was in disrepair when he purchased it and he stated to me personally that he had the resources in order to build this facility and he wanted to turn it into some type of community center -- and it has just been a community eyesore," Pridgen said.

The church has broken windows and boarded up doors.

Pridgen says the building has been a haven for drug addicts.

Corpus Christi gets new cupola


BUFFALO, NY - An East Side landmark is looking more like its former self again. A new signature cupola was lifted onto the north tower at Corpus Christi Church Thursday morning.

The original copper dome was damaged beyond repair. It was removed over the summer.

The new dome is an exact match of the old one.