NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Niagara Falls police had their hands full with three separate violent incidents in the span of one afternoon.

Police say there were two shootings and a stabbing amid two large fights, all of them occurring between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

WGRZ-TV reports ( ) the first shooting took place after a fight between several people escalated when a 26-year-old suspect shot another man in the arm.

Police found and arrested the suspect after being called to a second reported shooting.

At 6 p.m., all active duty police in Niagara Falls were called to a massive fight at a park, with the fight swelling to nearly 100 participants who were uncooperative. A 16-year-old was found with non-life threatening stab wounds, and received treatment at a local hospital.


Information from: WGRZ-TV,

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