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BUFFALO, NY -- A man who was shot on the East Side early Sunday has died at Erie County Medical Center, according to a Buffalo Police Department statement released Sunday evening.

The 21-year-old man who later died and another 20-year-old man were hit with bullets while in their car in the area of Genesee Street and Wasmuth Avenue just before 2 a.m..

The vehicle ended up on the eastbound side of the Kensington Expressway (Route 33) a short time later, which is where emergency personnel caught up with it.

The 20-year-old man was treated and released from ECMC.

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask that anyone with knowledge of the incident call or text the Buffalo Police Confidential Tip Line at (716) 847-2255.

Buffalo Police are exploring an incident that sent a pair of individuals to the hospital with gunshot wounds overnight.

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