Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Shooting on Pries Avenue

Modified: November 29, 2018 12:21pm

11/29/2018

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 20-year-old Isaaiha Rogers of Buffalo pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree.

On June 12, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the defendant fatally shot 25-year-old Calvin Williams of Buffalo on Pries Avenue in the City of Buffalo.

Rogers faces a maximum of 25 years in prison plus a period of post-release supervision when he is sentenced on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He remains remanded without bail.

DA Flynn commends the investigative work of the Buffalo Police Department Homicide Squad including, Detective Sgt. Carl Lundin and Detectives Patricia Wrest and Brendan Kiefer.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Michael D. Smith of the DA’s Homicide Bureau and Assistant District Attorney Danielle E. Phillips of the DA’s Felony Trials Bureau.