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groundloop

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Sun Jun 23, 2024, 09:28 PM Jun 23

3-year-old fatally shot, 7-year-old injured while at family gathering in Buffalo [View all]

Source: ABC News

A 3-year-old boy was killed and his 7-year-old sister was injured after being hit by gunfire while at a family gathering in Buffalo, New York, officials said.

Police who responded to the Friday night incident rushed the boy to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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"It was a hot night with a lot of people out, and the gunfire was unrelated to the gathering," he said. "These children were simply out enjoying a summer evening when tragedy struck."

"A 3-year-old riding his tricycle, having fun with members of his family on a hot summer night, his 7-year-old big sister right by his side, and out of nowhere gunfire erupts. And the children are struck by gunfire," Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/US/3-year-old-fatally-shot-shooting-family-gathering-buffalo-new-york/story?id=111349802

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