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2013 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
Christopher Cotton1-19-13Kensington Ave & Castle Pl.shot
*Officer Patricia Parete2-2-13West Chippewa & Georgia St.shotcleared
Roberto Leon2-23-13Tonawanda Streetstabbedcleared
Mazen Abdallah3-6-13Norfolk Avenueshotcleared
Michael D. Smith Jr.3-8-13East Delavan&Newburghshot
Nedra E. Thomas-Mattox3-11-13Andover Avenueblunt force traumacleared
Dominique T. Wielbon3-25-13Ruhland Avenueshot
Matthew D. Smith4-6-13Rodney Ave& Fillmore Ave.shot
Hakeem Benjamin4-10-13East Ferry Avenueshot
**Levi Clayton4-10-13Longview Avenueblunt force traumacleared
Anthony J. Johnson4-23-13Parkdale Avenueshot
Dwon T. House5-12-13William Streetshot
William Blackmon III5-26-13Esst Ferry&Moselle Ave.shot
Tyrone Coleman5-27-13Kilhoffer Streetshot
Sean Kent5-27-13Stanislaus Streetblunt force trauma
Michael Payne6-14-13Northland Ave&Rickertshot
Diamond Toler6-24-13East Ferry and Stevensshot
Rosaun Williams6-24-13Fisher Streetshot
Kelmyne Jones7-6-13Northland Avenueshotcleared
Ronald L. Jones7-6-13Norway Parkshot
Ray Carmichael7-9-13Sun Streetshot
Kristopher Pride7-17-13Keystone Streetshot
Mario L. Pace Sr.7-30-13Fillmore Avenueshot
Kayla Humphrey8-09-13Crestwood Avenueshotcleared
Darrell Bailey8-10-13Bailey Avenueshotcleared
Bradley Kneitinger8-15-13Tonawanda Streetstabbing
Christopher Iverson8-24-13St.Mary's Roadshot
Ervin Maye8-31-13Massachusetts Avenueshot
Lanasha Rollerson9-1-13Hagen Streetstabbingcleared
Lonnice Willis9-8-13North Oak Streetstabbingcleared
Eain Brooks9-17-13Albany Streetblunt force traumacleared
Jamari Grimes9-28-13West Delavanshot
Perry Turner10-1-13Riley Streetshot
Rashad Patton10-5-13Cambridge Avenueshot
Devonte Johnson10-12-13Euclid Placestabbingcleared
Dartrell Terrell10-28-13Stockbridge Avenueshot
Desirae James11-25-13Swinburne Streetstabbing
Carl Robinson11-30-13Oakmont Avenueshot
Sylvester Buttrom11-30-13Lonsdale Roadshot
Michael Flores12-1-13Sanford Streetshot
Tavonne Taylor12-2-13Niagara Streetshot
***Russ Ross11-8-13Kenefic Streetblunt force traumacleared
Brandon Cahee12-7-13Ericson Streetshot
Samuel L. Smalls12-8-13Shirley Ave. & Suffolk Ave.shot
John S. Stein12-13-13Humphrey Streetshot
Maurice A. Foster12-28-13Domedionshot
Yousef Kabalan12-29-13Elmwood Avenuestabbing

*Officer Patricia Parete was shot in the line of duty on December 5th, 2006 and passed away on February 2nd, 2013

**The incident occurred on Novemver 24th, 2012 and Levi Clayton passed away on April 10th, 2013.

***The incident occurred November 8th, 2013 and Russ Ross passed away on November 20th, 2013