Police ID Young Woman Killed in Shooting

2:22 PM, May 15, 2012   |    comments
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BUFFALO, NY - Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place early Sunday morning at 659 Minnesota Avenue.

According to police, a male and female were leaving a party around 1:20am when they were shot.

The 23-year-old female, Samantha Cothran, did not survive. Cothran was a 2007 graduate of Buffalo's Nardin Academy. She attended Fisk University in Nashville. 

The male victim, in his 20's, is expected to be okay.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or Text a Tip at (716)847-22255 or e-mail the department at www.bpdny.org .

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