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Mohr Avenue shooting victim identified

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Police have released the name of the man killed in a shooting Thursday on Buffalo's east side.

It happened just after 8 a.m. Thursday on Mohr Avenue off of Broadway near Ashley Street.

Witnesses say 40-year-old Ahmed Coon was shoveling snow on his porch when he was shot. Police say Coon was taken to ECMC where he later died.

Homicide detectives continue to look for a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Department Confidential TipCall Line at 716-847-2255.

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