City shooting sends one to hospital

A shooting on East Fourth Street in the city of Dunkirk has left one person injured and subsequently transported to the Erie County Medical Center Sunday morning.

According to the Dunkirk Police Department, around 3:11 a.m., officers were dispatched to Brooks Memorial Hospital’s emergency room for a report of a male gunshot victim.

After an investigation, the victim was transported to ECMC for further treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing and no further information was available as of Sunday evening.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Dunkirk Police at 366-2266 or the confidential tip line at 363-0313. All information is kept strictly confidential.