Police have arrested a Niagara Falls man in connection to the murder of a Buffalo man last week.

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According to WIVB, Geoffrey O. Sandiford, who is 18-years-old, has been arrested for the fatal shooting of a Buffalo man last week on Ferry Avenue.  Nathan Craft, who was 29-years-old, was shot and killed last Tuesday, July 21st.  The shooting happened at the intersection of Ferry Avenue and 12th Street around 5:35 p.m.

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Police located Sandiford in Avoca, NY.  He was arrested by officers with the Niagara Falls Police Department and the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task-Force. Sandiford is facing murder and criminal possession of a weapon charges.

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Buffalo has seen an increase of shootings, many fatal, this summer.  Some of them have been linked to gang violence, others are still unsolved.  One thing I have observed while living in Buffalo for the past five years is that when the temperatures rise, so do the shootings.  I remember there were lots of shootings last year and the year before.

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The community group Most Valuable Parents will be hosting a a press conference this Thursday, July 30th at 6 pm, at the corner of Genesee St. and Jefferson Avenue.  They are working on their 2020 Anti-Gun Violent Community Action Plan. The event is open for the community to attend.

“Our aim is to speak to the gun-violence problem we have in Buffalo by addressing the question: “Where Are the Guns Coming From?” said Neal Dobbins, founder of MVP via a press release

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