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Mayor Byron W. Brown
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2015 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
Dekhym Reese1-19-15Ontario Streetshotunder investigation
Shaquilla Coston2-1-15Northumberland Ave.strangulationcleared
Lenora Tyes2-10-15Dodge Streetblunt force traumacleared
Diane Demps3-5-15Dodge Streetblunt force traumacleared
Kevin Green4-27-15Dewey Avenueshotunder investigation
Raekwon Jabbar5-4-15Roosevelt Avenueshotunder investigation
Darryl Clark5-12-15Cambridge Avenueshotunder investigation
*Patrick Dennis6-1-15Peck Streetblunt force traumacleared
Deon'Dre Smith6-6-15Sherman Streetshotcleared
Alonzo Scott6-6-15Warren Avenueshotcleared
Jason Hiscutt6-13-15Reiman Streetvehicularcleared
Javon Fogan6-15-15Stevens Streetshotunder investigation
James Roseboro7-4-15Winslow Avenueshotunder investigation
Daquawn Griggs7-5-15Montana Streetshotunder investigation
Curtis Smith,Jr.7-22-15Box Sstreetshotunder investigation
Glendyln Kinnitt7-24-15Riley Streetshotcleared
Jose Lanzot8-5-15Vermont Streetshotunder investigation
James McCloskey8-17-15Arkansas Streetshotcleared
Timothy Goodwin8-30-15Crossman Avenueshotcleared
Juan Ortiz-Santiago9-1-15Niagara Streetshotcleared
Damon Hall9-1-15Broadwayshotunder investigation
Abdul Coleman9-5-15Michigan Avenueshotunder investigation
Eric Pabon9-5-15Michigan Avenueshotunder investigation
Corey Suttles9-5-15Kilhoffer Streetshotunder investigation
**Jesus Santana9-10-10Whitney Placeshotunder investigation
Michael Atkins9-10-15Orange Streetshotcleared
Nicholas Jozens9-12-15Clinton Streetshotcleared
Joseph Anderson9-15-15Northumberland Ave.shotunder investigation
Demario Manuel9-18-15Carl St. & East Delavanshotunder investigation
Vernayalah Laventure9-23-1514th Streetblunt force traumacleared
Reginald Barnes9-24-15Woodlawn Avenueshotunder investigation
Shawndale Lipscomb10-8-15Ivy Streetshotunder investigation
Jonathan Jones10-22-15Fillmore Avenueshotcleared
Joseph Daniels10-26-15Broadway & Clarkshotcleared
Jermaine Moss10-30-15Fillmore Avenueshotunder investigation
Norman Fullenweider10-30-15Fillmore Avernueshotunder investigation
Ivan Parks11-1-15Ruhland Avenueshotunder investigation
Antwaine Vance11-29-15Purdy Streetshotcleared
Jaquan Sullivan12-5-15Parkdale Avenueshotunder investigation
Edgardo Ortiz12-19-15Busti Ave & Hudsonshotunder investigation
Edward Hughes392 Curtiss St.firecleared
James Hodge392 Curtiss St.firecleared