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PAVILION, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 42-year-old man has serious injuries after being shot. It happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday in Pavilion.
A member of the Pavilion Fire Department says the man and another person were hunting on a large piece of property off Perry Road when the shooting happened.
We’re told the victim was shot in the arm and chest with a shot gun. He was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Fire officials say the two were standing about 500 feet apart from each other when the victim was shot.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and the Department of Environmental Conservation were all on the scene.
No names have been released.
Stay with News 4 for updates on this developing story.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Bills finally got LeSean McCoy and the run game going.
The star running back finished with 91 yards rushing and two touchdowns in the Bills 30-27 win over Tampa Bay.
The game came down to the fourth quarter, when Jameis Winston hit O.J. Howard for a 33-yard strike, tying the came at 20 a piece.
Then the Bills sputtered on offense, McCoy fumbled the ball on first down with 9:30 remaining.
Tampa Bay capitalized off the turnover, when Winston hit his favorite target Mike Evans for a 12 yard strike. Less than a minute later, the Bills offense found the end zone as well when McCoy scored his second touchdown on the afternoon, tying the game at 27.
Buffalo’s defense would get to work on the ensuing drive, rookie Tre’Davious White forced a fumble and recovered it in Tampa Bay territory.
Stephen Hauschka kicked the game winning field goal from 30 yards out, leading to the Bills win. Hauschka went 3-for-4 on field goals on the afternoon, including a NFL record tying strike from-52 yards out.
Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor went 20-33 passing for 268 yards, he also added 53-yards rushing. The Bills leading receiver was Deonte Thompson, who had 107 yards.
Tonight will continue to be quiet and unseasonably warm. Under partly cloudy skies, temperatures stay in the 50s and low 60s, warmer than our average high temperatures for this time of year! A breeze will pick up a bit overnight, becoming a bit breezy ahead of some weather changes Monday. These changes will come with a cold front arriving late Monday. Most of Monday will be dry, with even some early sunshine before clouds thicken later Monday afternoon. Showers will develop later Monday evening with widespread and soaking rain will move in Monday night through Tuesday. Some rainfall totals could reach 1.5″ east of Buffalo, along with a gusty breeze.
Most of the rain exits by Tuesday night with just some scattered showers with much cooler and very breezy conditions through Wednesday. More Autumn-like weather will be back for the second half of the week, with close to average temperatures in the 50s and low 60s, though sunshine will return to end the week.
Another disturbance arrives with showers next weekend, bringing a reinforced shot of cooler air, with even a few flakes possible for the last days of October. Halloween currently looks chilly!
TONIGHT: Partly Cloudy, Unseasonably Warm, Breeze picks up, Wind: SSE 7-14, Low: 52-61.
MONDAY: Partly Sunny, Clouds Thicken by later in the afternoon, Turning Breezy, Wind: SSE 10-15, High: 66-75. Rain develops Monday evening, Low: 58.
TUESDAY: Periods of Rain, Heavy at times early, Rather Breezy, Cooler, Wind: SW 15-25 G35, High: 62, Low: 46.
WEDNESDAY: Much Cooler, Mostly Cloudy with a chance of a few Scattered Showers, possibly some Lake enhanced showers, High: 54, Low: 43.
THURSDAY: Increasing Sunshine, chance of a shower early, High: 55, Low: 44.
FRIDAY: Mostly to Partly Sunny, Milder, High: 63, Low: 50.
SATURDAY: Partly Cloudy, Showers Develop, High: 59, Low: 45.
SUNDAY: Partly Cloudy, Showers Possible, High: 55.
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB)- A rollover ATV crash in Clarence injured two teens Saturday night.
A 15-year-old male was operating the ATV on a bike path between Gunnville and Wehrle roads around 10 p.m. when it rolled over.
The 14-year-old female passenger sustained serious injuries and is in critical condition at Women and Children’s Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — This week fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner will be laid to rest. Ahead of his funeral 400 blue light bulbs have been donated to his family, friends and fellow officers.
Blue lights have been selling out since Officer Lehner passed.
On Sunday a new shipment was delivered thanks to the Home Depot and Philips Light Bulbs. They were shipped overnight to make it in time.
The Home Depot district manager says it’s important to support and give back to the community during this difficult time.
“Obviously this tragic loss was something that hit home to everyone in the community and we have associates that it hit home personally too as well, and we wanted to do our part to take care of everybody we could,” said Rob Bertone
The Jamestown Home Depot’s assistant manager, Patrick Morgan, delivered the light bulbs. He served with Officer Lehnerfor six years in the military.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The funeral for Officer Craig Lehner will take place this Wednesday at 10 a.m.
The service will happen at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Buffalo police expect roughly 5,000 uniformed personnel to attend.
Following the ceremony, a procession will go from KeyBank Center to Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Traffic will be affected, so road closures are expected.
Visiting hours will take place on Monday and Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home at 4199 Lake Shore Rd. in Hamburg.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) –It’s no secret that this fall has been abnormally warm. In September we had a stretch of 90 degree days and aside from a few outlying cold days, a lot of October has been above average too. Dr. Daniel L Potts, associate professor of biology at SUNY Buffalo State explained to News 4 just how warm it has been. He said, “In terms of temperatures, particularly in the early autumn and middle autumn it’s been much much warmer.”
Not a lot of people had complaints when it came to the unexpected heat, but now as we head into what usually is the most beautiful time of year in Western New York and leaves aren’t changing, people are wondering why. The heat plays a big role in why. Potts said, “Warm nights have slowed the synthesis process in these plants and in the trees which means they’ve kept their green chlorophyll pigments longer and those pigments are masking the yellows and oranges and red.”
Potts hopes that when temperatures cool down a bit more, that we will still be able to see the long awaited color change. But it takes more cold then what we’ve seen so far this season. He shared, “The trees are gradually looking at accumulated change over time. So one or two cold days doesn’t redirect their physiology entirely.”
Areas south of Buffalo have started the process because they have seen more cool nights over the last few weeks, but even those areas haven’t seen as great of a change as usual. Potts shared his experience. He said, “The leaf color change is underway in the Southern Tier. We were down at Letchworth on Saturday, it was a beautiful day, lots of people were out enjoying the leaves, but I definitely noticed there were not as many oranges and reds.”
So even you summer weather lovers should be keeping close tabs on the forecast moving forward. Without at least a week long cold snap, the leaves changing color may not happen.
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services has issued a mandatory order effective immediately to both boil and conserve water for all customers of the Village of Fredonia Public Water System in the Village of Fredonia and Town of Pomfret.
The Department of Health reports that a major leak was found in the Castel Heights area around 7:30 a.m. The leak was found after the water filter plant operator noted high water usage and decreasing water levels and capacity.
Officials say crews have been working to fix the water main break(s) and that this order remains in effect until further notice.
BOIL WATER BEFORE USING
Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and preparing food and infant formula until further notice.
Contaminated water can make you sick. Harmful microbes may be present in the water and can cause diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, nausea, headaches or other symptoms and may pose a special health risk for infants, some elderly, and people with severely compromised immune systems. These symptoms are not just caused by microbes in drinking water. If you experience any of these symptoms and they persist, you should seek medical advice.