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Falls man dies from injuries suffered in June 7 shooting

Desmond Bitting, 29, succumbed to his injuries Monday while being treated at ECMC.
Credit: NC News

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Niagara Falls Police say a man has now died from injuries suffered after he was shot on June 7.

Officers were called to the area of 19th and Niagara streets just before 8:30pm that night for a report of shots fired in the area.

When they arrived on the scene, officers located a person shot in a yard on 18th Street. 

Desmond Bitting, 29, of the Falls was taken by ambulance to ECMC with a gunshot wound to the chest. He died on Monday.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact the NFPD Detective Bureau at (716) 286-4553 or (716) 286-4711.