According to officials, two officers were hit by a vehicle and injured. Police say the “injuries appear serious in nature.”
The officers have been transported to Erie County Medical Center.
According to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on social media, one officer is a member of Buffalo Police and the other is from New York State Police. He says the driver and passengers of the vehicle are in custody.
The @ErieCountyNY Departments of @ErieCountyESU, Central Police Services and @ECSONY1 are monitoring the incident on Bailey Avenue in Buffalo in which two officers were struck by a vehicle. It is by understanding the driver and passengers of the vehicle are in custody.
— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) June 2, 2020
According to NYSP, their officer is hospitalized with “serious but non-life threatening injuries.”
We can confirm a member of the New York State Police was one of the members of law enforcement struck by a vehicle in Buffalo, NY tonight. The member is hospitalized with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
— NewYorkStatePolice (@nyspolice) June 2, 2020
Police say two people have been struck by gunfire also.
The public is urged to avoid the area.
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