Cheektowaga Woman Sentenced For Deadly Shooting

Modified: December 22, 2017 11:29am

12/11/2017

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 32-year-old Nadiyah Whitaker of Cheektowaga has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Thomas P. Franczyk to 19 years in prison plus five years post-release supervision for a deadly shooting. 

In November, the defendant pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree. 

On January 1, 2017, around 10:00 a.m., at 250 Gold Street in the city of Buffalo, the defendant fatally shot 30-year-old Shanna Mason of Sloan, NY. 

DA Flynn commends the investigative work of Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives Michael Mordino, Timothy Salamone and Richard Wagstaff. 

Homicide Bureau Chief Colleen Curtin Gable prosecuted the case.