LOCKPORT, NY - Police in the City of Lockport say they have a big problem.
There's a spike in the number of shootings.
Numbers from the police department show that shootings have nearly doubled this year, compared to last year. For the most part, Lockport is a quiet city. One that's filled with history. Lockport isn't known for widespread violence.
About a month ago, there was a shooting down the street from where Maria Updegraph lives. Updegraph is a Lockport native.
"Not as much shootings, when I was younger and a teen, yes there was stuff going on, but not as much and as frequent as what it is," she said.