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BPD Arrest Christmas Morning Shooter


Buffalo police have made an arrest in connection with a Christmas morning shooting.  Homicide Detectives have arrested 19 year old Michael Corchado-Jamieson of Buffalo and charged him with: Attempted Murder and Assault.

Corchado-Jamieson is charged in the shooting of 17 year old Elexe(or Elees) Mercado of Buffalo.

The incident occurred Christmas morning, just after 4am, in the 800 block of Columbus Parkway. Central District officers, Northeast District officers and Homicide Detectives located the suspect just after midnight at a home in the 100 block of Poultney Avenue.

Corchado-Jamieson was officially charged just before 5am Wednesday morning, December 29th.

The victim remains in critical condition at ECMC.