From the Buffalo News of August 14, 2008
Man escapes flurry of bullets but accidentally shoots himself
A man escaped a flurry of shots fired at him in a drive-by shooting, but when he tried to return fire, he accidentally shot himself, The Buffalo News learned today.
The man was in the 100 block of Hagen Street, in the Bailey-Delavan neighborhood, at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when a burgundy vehicle pulled up to him and a gunman inside fired shots at him, according to Northeast District Police.
The man, whose identity is being withheld by The News for his protection, told detectives that he attempted to return fire and suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
No charges have been filed against the man nor has the gunman who fired from the vehicle been located.
The man was treated in Erie County Medical Center and released.