Gunman Charged with Attempted Murder for Shooting Near Buffalo Police Station

Modified: December 5, 2019 9:04am

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 23-year-old Korron Brown of Buffalo has been arraigned before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia on an indictment charging him with one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “B” felony, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class “C” felony. He was arraigned on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

It is alleged that on July 23, 2019, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the defendant attempted to cause the death of another person by shooting at that individual multiple times with an illegal pistol on East Ferry Street near Fillmore Avenue. The intended victim was not hit by gunfire, but a few bullets struck the Buffalo Police Department C-District station house.

Brown is scheduled to return on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. He remains held without bail.

If convicted on all charges, he faces a maximum of 25 years in prison.

DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Department for their work in the investigation.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John P. Gerken, Jr. of the DA’s Tactical Prosecution Unit.

As are all persons accused of a crime, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.