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June 10, 2014

44-year-old man shot in one of two Lockport shootings

A 44-year-old man has been released from the hospital after being shot in Lockport early Tuesday morning.

The shooting, which was reported about 1:30 a.m. on Spalding Street, is under investigation.

The man, whose name is being withheld by Lockport Police Department for the time being, was treated for a non-life threatening injury and released from Erie County Medical Center, according to Detective Lt. Todd Chenez.

Anyone who has information about the shooting is asked to call Chenez at 439-6718.

It was the second reported shooting in Lockport overnight Monday.

In the first shooting, police were called to Eastern Niagara Hospital-Lockport after 8 p.m. Monday for a report of a 19-year-old victim being shot, police said. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, said Detective Capt. Brian Wentland. 

Anyone with information on that shooting is asked to call Lockport Police at 433-7700.



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