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2017 Homicides

The City of Buffalo has had the following deaths ruled as homicides. Any information from the public in regards to these cases can be directed to the Buffalo Police Homicide Squad at 716.851-4466 or the Police Department's confidential TIPCALL hotline 716.847-2255. The cases are considered active, unless indicated otherwise.

NameDateLocation of IncidentMethodStatus
Xavier Wimes1/1/17Byrd Wayshotunder investigation
Alvin McDowell1/1/17McNeely Wayshotunder investigation
Shanna Mason1/1/17Gold Streetshotcleared
Quantrell Carson1/4/17Humboldt & Northlandshotunder investigation
Paul Byrd1/9/17Cornwall Avenueshotunder investigation
Jerald Bailey1/10/17Hamlin Roadshotunder investigation
Willie Ward1/18/17Keystone Avenueshotunder investigation
Lewis Brewer1/25/17French Streetshotunder investigation
Mario Hayes2/3/17St.Louis Avenueshotunder investigation
*Charles Ridgeway2/12/17Grider Streetshotunder investigation
Sasheen Sheppard2/19/17Ashley St & Krupp St.shotunder investigation
Mychal Brown2/21/17Roma Avenueshotunder investigation
James Smith3/1/17Pershing Avenueshotunder investigation
Dominic Revere3/4/17Mills St. & Peterson St.shotunder investigation
Kennedy Gadley3/5/17Broadwayshotunder investigation
Luis Flores3/19/17East Ferryshotunder investigation
Michael Herrera4/12/17Strauss Streetshotunder investigation
Lonnie Anthony4/15/17Dodge Streetshotunder investigation

*The incident occurred November 27, 2016 in the 500 block of Grider.