Robbery Victim Shoots Two Suspects on East Side

6:42 PM, Jul 29, 2013   |    comments
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BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo police say a man who was being robbed struck back at his assailants, shooting two suspects.

The attempted robbery and subsequent shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. Sunday along the 600 block of Lasalle Avenue in the city's Kensington-Bailey neighborhood.   Police say the suspects took a gold necklace and money from a 50-year-old male, who then shot the suspects.

The suspects have been identified as: Bernard Byrd III, 21, and 19 year old Robert Moore, both of Buffalo. They are both charged with first degree robbery.

Both suspects were taken to Erie County Medical Center.  Byrd is still at ECMC in critical condtion.

Police say that the robbery victim appears to have a legal permit for the gun used in the shooting.


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