Modified: February 15, 2017 12:03pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces the arraignments of 26-year-old Jorge Suarez of Buffalo and 26-year-old Gregory Ramos of Buffalo on a superseding indictment charging them with one count of Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree for the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Freddie Dizon of Buffalo at the Anchor Bar restaurant at 1047 Main Street in Buffalo.
On Friday, May 20, 2016 at around 7:00 p.m., Mr. Dizon, an Anchor Bar employee was shot inside the restaurant.
Both defendants pleaded not guilty and were remanded to jail without bail. They face a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison, if convicted of the charges.
DA Flynn credits the work of Buffalo Police Homicide Detective Sergeant Carl Lundin and Detectives James Kaska and Brendan Kiefer.
Homicide Bureau Chief Colleen Curtin Gable and Assistant District Attorney John Patrick Feroleto are prosecuting the case.
As are all persons accused of a crime, the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.