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Shooting occurs at hookah lounge near UB South Campus

Two people injured


Two people were shot at approximately 1:51 a.m. Sunday morning in the parking lot of Habibi Sheesha Lounge, a hookah bar located in the University Plaza Shopping Center just across the street from South Campus.

Christopher Dargan, 18, of Buffalo was hit in the foot by a single gunshot. He was treated and released from the Erie County Medical Center on Sunday.

Gebrial Shamburger, 19, of Buffalo was shot in the neck and is currently still being treated at ECMC, where he is listed in “guarded” condition.

Neither victim is a UB student.

Witnesses said an altercation began inside the establishment then continued into the parking lot, according to the Amherst Police Department.

The APD Detective Bureau is continuing to investigate the incident.

Ashley Inkumsah is a news desk editor and can be reached at ashley.inkumsah@ubspectrum.com. 


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