Buffalo Police confirm a 31-year-old man was shot and killed on the city's east side Thursday morning. 

Officers from the department's Northeast District were called to the 700 block of East Amherst Street around 6 a.m. for reports of a shooting incident. 

Police confirm a man was shot while inside a vehicle. The vehicle then hit a fence and a vacant house. 

The victim's name has not been released. 

A neighbor said he heard a loud boom and looked out his window to see the crash. A stop sign also appears to have been hit and knocked down.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Buffalo Police Department's confidential tipline at 716-847-2255.