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Man, teen charged tied to shooting of 14-year-old in Buffalo

By Evan Anstey,


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two people have been arrested after a 14-year-old Buffalo boy was shot in the back on Mary B. Talbert Boulevard.

Officers responded to the shooting on Tuesday night around 8:40 p.m. The victim of the shooting was taken to a local hospital by ambulance. It’s not clear what kind of condition he’s in.

Police identified, then apprehended the suspects. According to BPD, the suspects are 20-year-old Isaiah Hicks and a 16-year-old male. Both are Buffalo residents, police said.

Hicks was charged with criminal possession of a firearm and endangering the welfare of a child, while the teen was charged with assault and criminal possession of a firearm.

Hicks is scheduled to be back in court on April 17 for a felony hearing. For now, he remains released on his own recognizance.

The teen, who was remanded, is scheduled to return to court on Friday.

Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter .

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