Falls police now say a woman, grabbing at the gun of a narcotics detective, has been shot and wounded in the area of 27th Street and Orleans Avenue.
Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto confirmed the shooting which occurred around 8:30 p.m. The woman's wounds are not believed to be life threatening.
DalPorto said Narcotics Division detectives were assisting members of the Niagara County Drug Task Force in what was described as a "buy-bust" involving a methamphetamine investigation.
The detective was not injured during the incident.
The Gazette is following developments and will provide updates as they become available.