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2016 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
*Karon Slaughter1-10-16TBAshotunder investigation
Rose Lilien1-28-16Cunard Roadstabbedcleared
Elroy Damidaux1-29-16Curry Walkshotcleared
Michelangelo Barbour2-14-16Dutton Streetshotunder investigation
Harrison Davis2-20-16Cambridge Avenueshotunder investigation
Twynett Rivers2-20-16Rother Avenueblunt force traumaunder investigation
James Mitchell3-5-6Weston Avenueshotunder investigation
Shaunice Gamblin3-12-16LaSalle Avenueshotunder investigation
Kelvin Alexander3-20-16Genesee Streetshotunder investigation
Faja Perry4-2-16Chester Streetshotunder investigation
Johaan Yarborough4-16-16Thatcher Avenueshotunder investigation
Ian Lightfoot4-20-16Chadduck Avenueshotunder investigation
William Brown5-10-16Krupp Streetshotunder investigation
Freddie Dizon5-20-15Main Streetshotunder investigation
Ernest Maddox5-23-16Roehrer Avenueshotunder investigation
Dalen Smith6-3-16Fillmore Ave & Frenchshotunder investigation
John Gonzalez6-6-16Busti Ave & Osborne Alley shotunder investigation
Rakeem Troutman6-12-16Howard St. & Madison St.shotunder investigation
Daniel Glover6-19-16Wecker Steetshotunder investigation
Dewayne Green7-5-16Broadway & Straussshotunder investigation
Brian Smith7-6-16Mohr Avenuestabbedcleared
Upendra Bawa7-19-16Sycamore Avenueblunt force traumaunder investigation
Christina Banks7-25-16Vermont Streetshotunder investigation
Adrian Jefferson7-28-16Wohlers Ave & Donaldsonshotunder investigation
Garvey Taylor7-31-16Bailey Avenueshotunder investigation
Laron Watkins8-4-16Sherman Streetshotunder investigation
Jadero Kelley8-5-16French Streetshotunder investigation
Eric Graham8-13-16Hempstead Avenueshotunder investigation
Shakila Cottrell8-20-16Shumway Streetshotunder investigation
Earl Parker8-21-16Schreck Avenueshotunder investigation
Robert Green8-22-16Plymouth Avenueshotunder investigation

*The shootiing incident occurred on December 23, 2015.