Sunday, August 15, 2010

8 Shot 4 Dead

BUFFALO, NY -- Four people were killed and fourmore were injured in a shooting outside a restaurant in downtown Buffalo early Saturday, according to police.




A wedding reception was taking place at the City Grill when shots rang out around 2:30 a.m., sparking a panic.



The dead included two men, ages 26 and 30, and two women, who were 27 and 32 years old, Richards said.



Three were pronounced dead at the scene and another died at the hospital.



The 30-year-old man was in town from Texas for an anniversary celebration scheduled for later Saturday, Richards said. His wife was not among those struck by gunfire. The couple had ties to Buffalo, authorities said.



Raymond Wilhite said his 32-year-old daughter, Tiffany Wilhite, was among those killed. He called the shootings "senseless, random killing."





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The wounded were all men.



One partygoer who was inside the bar at the time told the Associated Press, "A lot of people were real upset, just trying to get out of the way. Nobody knew where anything was coming from. Everyone was in a panic."



Police haven't commented about motive.



Chief of Detectives Dennis Richards said management had chosen to close down and was asking everyone to leave the restaurant, and that there were "verbal things going on."



People were leaving when the shooting happened.



Investigators did not know how many shooters there were.



Late Saturday morning, police arrested one man at a Buffalo house, but they wouldn't say if it was related to the shootings.
 
** This is why i rarely go out to these clubs here too much b.s and me and my twin was planning to go out next wk.end (HELL NAW not anymore) i want my life, my prayers go out to the victims and the families. i knew one of the guys who was shot he still in the hospital i'm not sure of his condition but praying God is watching over him and the rest of them that are hospitalized.

6 comments:

  xxxx (August 15, 2010 at 2:54 AM)

i rarely go out anymore.. too much foolishness going on

  sheiswinterwest (August 15, 2010 at 4:34 PM)

exactly. i mean i go bars here and there but actually going to clubs i rarely go but after this happened i'm not going anymore. i rather stay in and have something at my house with all my friends that way i know we will be alright not have to worry about getting shot and all that other non-sense.

  It's Me Alisha ッ (August 15, 2010 at 9:27 PM)

you better be careful..! I am not kidding..!

  elizabeth (August 15, 2010 at 9:57 PM)

wow. it's sad to hear that. hence me not going to clubs. i agree with XXXX. be careful!

  sheiswinterwest (August 16, 2010 at 12:32 AM)

@ Alisha/Bestie i will be careful i promise!! i don't plan on going out at all! @ liz it's beyond sad and someone else got killed tonight as well my city is going crazy right now & it's so depressing. i'm just glad i don't have any kids i wouldnt want them growing up around this non-sense.

  adina renee. (August 21, 2010 at 1:58 PM)

wow, that's crazy..

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