, guitarist and founding member of Buffalo death metal band Sons Of Azrael
, was shot by an armed robber while walking in Buffalo's Elmwood Village earlier this week. The 25 year-old is currently paralyzed from the waist down, with a bullet lodged in his spinal column.
Lorenzo's friend, Alex Artemas, told WIVB in Buffalo that "[Lorenzo] and I were just walking to a friend's house, and it was just a complete random hit, came from behind, never saw it coming."
According to Lorenzo, "The kid asked me, he said, 'Give me what you got.' And before I could even get my wallet out, he just shot me."
You can view WIVB's full story on the matter here
Meanwhile, a PayPal account (firstname.lastname@example.org) has been set up to accept donations for Lorenzo.