Buffalo Common Council Member Ulysees Wingo investigated for bringing gun into Buffalo school

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Published on May 17, 2019 - Duration: 01:31s

Buffalo Common Council Member Ulysees Wingo investigated for bringing gun into Buffalo school

Buffalo Common Council Member Ulysees Wingo is under investigation after the Buffalo City School District says he entered Riverside High School with a gun and ammunition.

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Buffalo Common Council Member Ulysees Wingo investigated for bringing gun into Buffalo school

GOOD EVENING ONCEAGAIN... A BUFFALO CITYCOUNCIL MEMBER IS INTROUBLE WITH THELAW... AFTER HEALLEGEDLY BROUGHT AGUN TO A SCHOOL.VETERAN LAWMAKERULYSEES WINGO WASNOWHERE TO BE FOUNDWHEN 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS STOPPED BY HISOFFICE TODAY... THREEDAYS AFTER THEDISTRICT SAYS HEBROUGHT A GUN ANDAMMUNITION INTORIVERSIDE HIGHSCHOOL.TONIGH T- AS I-TEAMCHIEF INVESIGATORCHARLIE SPECHT TELLSUS -- WINGO IS NOWBANNED FROM ALLSCHOOL DISTRICTPROPERTY..CITY HALL IS BUZZINGTONIGHT WITHSPECULATION ABOUTWHY COMMONCOUNCILMAN ULYSEESGRANT HAD A GUN ONHIM WHEN HE WALKEDINTO RIVERSIDE HIGHSCHOOL ON TUESDAY.WINGO IS NOW UNDERINVESTIGATION BYBUFFALO POLICE FORCARRYING THE FIREARMINTO RIVERSIDE, WHICHIS AGAINST THE LAW.HE WAS THERE FOR ACHARITY EVENT.WINGO..

WHOREPRESENTS THEMASTEN DISTRICT..

ISSAID TO CARRY AFIREARMREGULARLY...AND ASOURCE SAYS HE MAYHAVE FORGOTTEN ITWAS ON HIM UNTIL HESAW RIVERSIDEPRINCIPAL JEROMEPIWKO...WHO MAY HAVEALLOWED WINGO TOSTORE IT IN HIS OFFICEFOR SAFE-KEEPING.THE DISTRICT HAS SINCEPUT PIWKO ONADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE.THE BUFFALO PUBLICSCHOOLS RELEASED ASTATEMENT SAYINGWINGO IS "NOTPERMITTED" TO BE ONSCHOOLPROPERTY...ANDCALLING IT"INEXCUSABLE FOR ANYPERSON TO ENTERSCHOOL PROPERTYWITH A FIREARM."COMMON COUNCILPRESIDENT DARIUSPRIDGEN RELEASED HISOWN STATEMENT,SAYING "I CANNOT SPEAKOR PROVIDE ANY MOREDETAILS UNTIL THEINVESTIGATION ISCOMPLETED."WINGO WAS NOT AT HISOFFICE WHEN WESHOWED UP THISAFTERNOON AND HISAIDE HAD NO COMMENT.MEANWHILE IT'SUNCLEAR WHETHERWINGO CARRIES THEGUN TO WORK AT CITYHALL...WHERE METALDETECTORS AREMANDATORY ANDFIREARMS NOTALLOWED.LIVE IN THE STUDIO,CHARLIE SPECHT, 7EYEWIT

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