Buffalo Man Arraigned on Murder and Assault Charges for Double Stabbing in City's Lovejoy Neighborhood

Modified: June 28, 2022 3:25pm

6/28/2022

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 22-year-old Joshua Eddy of Buffalo was arraigned yesterday morning before Buffalo City Court Judge Carrie Phillips on one count of Murder in the Second Degree (Class “A-I” felony) and one count of Assault in the First Degree (Class “B” violent felony).  

It is alleged that on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the defendant stabbed two victims in the area of Ideal Street and East Lovejoy Street in the City of Buffalo. One victim, a 27-year-old male, was taken to ECMC where he remains hospitalized with serious physical injuries. The second victim, a 32-year-old male, was pronounced dead at ECMC.

Eddy is scheduled to return on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. for a felony hearing. He was held without bail.

If convicted of all charges, Eddy faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.

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

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Eugene T. Partridge, III of the Homicide Unit.  

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