NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — The Niagara Falls Police Department said a 24-year-old man has died after a shooting Saturday in Niagara Falls.
Officers were called to the corner of South Avenue and Lockport Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on a report that a man had been shot.
The victim's mother confirmed his identity as Jaylan McWilson. His mother, said her son was shot four times in the chest in front of their home.
When police arrived at the scene they found McWilson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
He was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The NFPD said the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Niagara Falls Police Criminal Investigation Division at (716) 286-4553 or the General Information Number at (716) 286-4711.
McWilson is the son of local singer and entertainer Marsha McWilson.
A prayer circle and vigil was held outside their Niagara Falls home on Sunday afternoon. McWilson and her husband were very emotional.
"Tell your kids this is not the answer. You are not a gangster. You are not a robber, you are not a thief, that's the sound of a grieving mother who loves her miracle son. I could not have any children," she screamed out, "and God gave me a miracle son, and now he's gone in a blink of an eye."