One person shot on Allen Street

One Man Is Dead After Shooting In Allentown

BUFFALO, N.Y.--  A 37-year-old male shot on Allen Street overnight has died.

The victim has been identified as Saleem Merukeb of Buffalo.

The shooting happened just before 1:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Allen Street, near Irving Place.

Officials say the shooting was not random and that the shooter and the victim knew each other.

Police say five shots were heard by witnesses outside Fizzy's Bar at 140 Allen Street.   Investigators tell 2 On Your Side that two men got into an altercation in the street, it lead to a fist fight, then one of the men allegedly got a gun,  came back and shot the victim multiple times.

Police say one of their units was in Allentown at the time of the shooting and responded immediately.

 

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