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A Buffalo man who was charged in connection with a double shooting pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to three felonies – second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of second-degree assault – according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. On March 30, 2019, Elon Fitzgerald, 25, fired several shots into an occupie…

Crime

A Buffalo man was arrested on multiple charges early Tuesday morning at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino after threatening to shoot a man during an incident on the gaming floor, according to the Niagara Falls Police Department. Ken Wong, 52, was charged with felony counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and third-degree menacing after police said …

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A Lackawanna man was sentenced Thursday to two to four years in prison for an incident in which he used a gun to keep a victim in his apartment and attempted to strangle her, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. James Horace, 44, was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice John L. Michalski to an indeterminate sentence of 2 to 4 years. He had faced …

Crime

A Buffalo man was arrested after several shots were fired into a Black Rock home, nearly hitting the homeowner who was in the kitchen, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Nathaneil L. Graham, 19, was charged early Sunday with first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police say Graha…

Crime

A car with a bullet hole in the front led to drug and weapons charges for a Georgia man on the East Side Saturday evening, according to  Buffalo Police. Police said Eric J. Hemphill, 29, of Decatur, Ga., was arrested around 6:20 p.m. Saturday after allegedly being in possession of a loaded handgun, cocaine and "molly," also known as MDMA or ecstasy. Officers noticed …

Buffalo

A Buffalo man was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison followed by 2 1/2 years post-release supervision following his conviction for attempted criminal possession of a weapon, prosecutors said. Arthur Jordan, 24, was found in possession of an illegal gun on July 14, 2016, after Jordan was approached by Buffalo police who asked him about an alleged threat he made …

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A Buffalo man faces numerous weapons charges after Buffalo police stopped him in his vehicle Thursday, armed with a rifle and ammunition in the 400 block of Fox Street. Marven D. Lee, 27, a previously convicted felon, is accused of waving a loaded shotgun outside a bar in the 600 block of Fox Street. Police, who were responding to a 911 call about the incident, said Lee…