Tonawanda Man Facing 25 Years in Prison for Buffalo Shooting
Antonio Taylor, 30, of Tonawanda is facing 25 years in prison for a shooting that happened in Buffalo. The incident took place in October. According to the Erie County District Attorney's Office, he is facing several charges,
One count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “B” felony, one count of Assault in the First Degree, a Class “B” felony, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class “C” felony.
He is accused of shooting a man in the leg and back with an illegal gun. D.A. John Flynn's office reports that the victim, who was seriously injured, is still recovering . According to WGRZ, Taylor is free on $300,000 bail.
Buffalo Police Investigating Shooting on Kensington
I'm disappointed that there have been so many shootings lately. As we originally reported, the shooting took place on October 3, 2020. We previously reported that his incident happened on Friday night around 7 pm, according to WKBW. However, according to the latest info from the D.A.'s Office, it happened at approximately 2:36 am. The Buffalo Police Department investigated the shooting, which happened near Federal and Kensington Avenue. The victim, a man, was shot multiple times. He was transported to Erie County Medical Center. He was suffering from serious injuries. This is yet another life and family affected by violence in our city!
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