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Shooter In Downtown Buffalo Murders May Have Been Turned Away From Anniversary Party | News

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Shooter In Downtown Buffalo Murders May Have Been Turned Away From Anniversary Party
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BUFFALO, NY (WGRZ) - A source close to the investigation tells 2 On Your Side that the mass shooting at the City Grill last weekend may have been sparked by something as simple as someone not being allowed into a party.

Our source says early Saturday morning, the man police believe to be the shooter tried to enter the anniversary party being held inside the City Grill, but he was turned away at the door, told that the party was only for families and friends of Danyell and Tanisha Mackin.

It's possible that two of the people who turned the shooter away were Tiffany Wilhite and Shawntia McNeil - two of the murder victims.

Shortly after the man was not let into the party, City Grill was shut down because of disturbances inside, and everyone from the club walked out onto Main Street.

The shooter was waiting for them in a parking lot across the street and opened fire.

It's possible, our source says, that the shooter targeted Wilhite and McNeil as they left the club in retribution for not letting him into the party.

Meanwhile, Danyell Mackin got involved in an altercation outside the club and was killed execution style.

The fourth victim, Willie McCaa, may have been accidentally shot because, our source says, he was friends with the shooter.

The shooter was arrested recently on gun and drug charges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on the video link above to see Marissa Bailey's report and hear the police scanner tapes from the night of the shooting.

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