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Niagara Falls teenager dies from gunshot wounds in Monday morning shooting

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Posted at 9:18 PM, Apr 24, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-25 16:55:41-04

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Niagara Falls teenager was pronounced dead Monday night after he was found injured from gunshot wounds in an Ashland Avenue apartment.

The Niagara Falls Police Department responded to the home after they received reports of a man shot Monday morning.

When officers arrived, they located two males suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims, a 41-year-old man was shot in the thigh and transported by ambulance to ECMC.

Another victim, a 16-year-old boy was shot in his lower abdomen. He was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center before being transferred to ECMC. He later died at the hospital.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. The Niagara Falls Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact the Niagara Falls Criminal Investigation Division at 716-286-4553 or the General Information number at 716-286-4711.