BUFFALO, N.Y. —Eight people leaving a party at a downtown Buffalo restaurant were shot early Saturday, four of them fatally, including a Texas man who had returned to his hometown, police said.
Managers had decided to close the City Grill in the city's business district after an altercation inside. The victims were leaving at about 2:30 a.m. when a man who had been inside began shooting, police said.
"There were verbal things going on. Management apparently chose to close down and have everybody leave the restaurant," Chief of Detectives Dennis Richards said. "People were leaving when this shooting happened."
Keith Johnson, 25, of Buffalo was charged Saturday afternoon with four counts of second-degree murder.
Couples kiss to mark end of World War II
NEW YORK — Hundreds of couples donned sailor hats and nurse's caps and smooched in Times Square on Saturday to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The couples were re-enacting the famous Life magazine photograph of a nurse being passionately kissed by a sailor at the end of the war.
World War II veterans and their children on hand for the kiss said they want today's generation to remember the sacrifices of those who fought in the war.