From the Office of City of Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino:
At approximately 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Niagara Falls Police responded to the 400 block of 24th Street for a report of a man shot. Upon arrival, police found a 31-year-old Niagara Falls resident lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the lower leg. NFPD patrol officers secured the scene and initiated care to the victim until the Niagara Falls Fire Department and an ambulance arrived. The victim was transported to ECMC for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call the NFPD criminal investigation division at 716-286-4553, or the general information line at 716-286-4711.