Five confirmed incidents since Saturday night brought the number of summer shootings to 55 since early June, according to Buffalo police.
Police spokesman Capt. Jeff Rinaldo did not identify any of the victims, but said the latest frenzy began just after 11 p.m. Saturday on Fillmore Avenue and Urban Street. Detectives say a 30-year-old Buffalo man was hit by gunfire and listed in serious condition at Erie County Medical Center.
Ferry-Fillmore officers responded to a call of a shooting just before 1:20 a.m. Sunday near Peace and Block streets. Police said gunshots hit a 25-year-old woman in the foot. She was transported to ECMC where she was treated and released.
Another man arrived at ECMC in a civilian vehicle around 2:20 a.m. after being shot in the leg. The 30-year-old was listed in stable condition following an incident on the first block of Eller Avenue, detectives said.
At approximately 2:50 a.m., another 34-year-old man arrived at ECMC in a civilian vehicle with a gunshot wound sustained on the first block of Domedion Avenue. He was listed in stable condition.
And Buffalo police say two people were hit by gunfire just before 4:30 a.m. in the 500 block of Goodyear Avenue. A 21-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man were transported to ECMC. The man was treated and released, while the woman was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.