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Fatal shooting near Pine Avenue


Mon, Sep 28th 2020 10:35 am

UPDATED Monday afternoon

From Mayor Robert Restaino’s office:

On Friday, Sept. 25, at 4:52 pm, Niagara Falls police officers responded to the report of a subject shot outside 2032 Pine Ave. Officers located a 45-year-old male victim, Franklin H. Walker of North Tonawanda, who was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

The victim died as a result of a gunshot wound.

This shooting incident is believed to have originated in the 600 block of 20th Street, near Pine Avenue. The investigation is currently ongoing with no arrests having yet been made. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 716-286-4553.

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