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2009 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 IncidentStatus
Alexis Harper1/8/09Leroy Avenuecleared
Akia Burnell1/9/09Vermont Streetcleared
Chisha Hawkins1/18/09Dartmouth Ave.cleared
Vernard Miller1/18/09Dartmouth Ave.cleared
Clarence Jackson2/1/09Koons Ave.
Marlene Johnson2/17/09North Oak St.cleared
Charles Brackett2/23/09Landon St.cleared
Antwane Hendrix3/1/09Fillmore Avenue
Juan Quinones3/18/09West Avenue
Myrtle Sauriol3/19/097th Streetcleared
Douglas Webster4/4/09Dodge and Wohlers
Julie Beavers4/18/09Genesee St.
Anglea Williams4/20/09Rother Avenuecleared
Robert C. Jackson425/09William St.
Steven Northrup4/29/09Isabelle St.cleared
James L. Toney5/2/09Broadwaycleared
Javon Jackson5/10/09Main  St.cleared
Deaira Hall5/12/09Millicent Avenuecleared
Christopher Dozier5/18/09Beiter Walkcleared
Kowat Rual6/9/09Buffalo River, Ohio&South Sts.cleared
John Rockmore6/9/09West Delavan & Grant St.
Christian Portes6/13/09Maryland & Whitney Place
Anthony Colon6/26/09Ullman & Roesch
David D. Price7/4/091st block of Schreck Ave.
Jamal Palmer7/4/091st block of Bissell Ave.
Markell Lewis7/9/09Crossman Avenue
Henry Figueroa7/10/09Whitney Placecleared
Brandon Haugabook7/10/09Paderewski Dr & Townsend St.
Michael Mayfield7/22/09East Delavan & Moselle
Esteban Torres III7/26/09Rhode Island
Jamal T. Jones8/2/09Hutchinson & Thatcher Ave'scleared
Andre Anderson8/3/09Pechham & Lombard
Joseph Lovett8/5/09Hirschbeck St.
Jamie Norton8/5/09Hirschbeck St.
*Edwin LaSalle7/31/09Auburn near DeWittcleared
Joseph Galioto8/11/09Niagara St.
**Eric Morrow8/11/09Auburn Avenue & West Ave.
Terrance Craig8/13/09Jefferson Avenuecleared
***Larry Crosland8/13/09William St.cleared
Shawn Kozma8/14/09Smith St.
Raymond Paige8/22/09Burgard Pl. & Doat St.cleared
Ruben Tidwell8/26/09East Delavan
Jermaine Wilson9/6/09Weber Avenue
Charles Henderson9/20/09Bailey & Weckercleared
David J. Hyshaw10/9/09Fillmore Avenue
Demario Lawrence10/16/09Fargo Avenuecleared
Mister Rodgers10/24/09Genesee St. near Crossman
Demari Miller10/26/09Humason St.cleared
Shawn Wilson10/28/09Roma Avenue
Jacob Herbert10/31/09Lisbon Avenuecleared
****Edward Battles11/13/09Minnesota Avenue
Ruel Cotto11/14/09Scaj. Bike Pathcleared
Terrance Thomas11/16/09Schutrum near Broadway
Clifford Alexander11/19/09Davis Street
Francois Mitchell11/23/09Walden Avenue
Milagros Rentas11/29/097th Street
*****Edward Lewis12/4/09South Division St.
Jabril D. Harper12/16/09Roosevelt Parkcleared
Lekiesta Brown12/29/09Briscoe Avenuecleared
Steven Santiago12/30/09Massachusetts & Plymouth

   *Edwin LaSalle was shot on July 31st, 2009.  He died on Thursday, August 6th at ECMC

 **Joseph Galioto was shot on Sept. 13th, 2008. He died on August 11th, 2009

 ***Larry Crosland was shot on August 12th, 2009.  He died on Thursday, August 13th at ECMC. 

****Edward Battles was shot on October 9th, 2009. He died  on Friday, November 13th at ECMC

*****Edward Lewis was shot in 1985. He died of those injuries on December 4th of 2009