Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Murder and Gun Charges for Fatally Shooting Victim on Easter Sunday

Modified: June 28, 2022 4:16pm


Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that a jury has found 38-year-old Andrello M. Brown of Buffalo guilty, as charged, of one count of Murder in the Second Degree (Class “A-I” felony) and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree (Class “C” violent felony). The jury rendered their decision this afternoon after 3 hours of deliberation following a 6-day trial.

On April 12, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the defendant intentionally shot the victim once in the back of the head with an illegal handgun. The incident occurred outside of the victim’s grandmother’s home on Stockbridge Avenue near Parkridge Avenue in the City of Buffalo. The victim, 41-year-old Clint Reeder, was taken by ambulance to ECMC where he died from his injuries. The defendant and victim were involved in ongoing dispute involving a female.

Brown faces a maximum of 40 years to life in prison when he is sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. He continues to remain held without bail.

 DA Flynn commends retired Det. Sgt. William Cooley, Det. Scott Malec, Det. Mark White, and retired Det. Jay Mayhook of the Buffalo Police Department Homicide Squad for their work in the investigation.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Ryan D. Haggerty of the Homicide Unit and Assistant District Attorney Megan E. Mahoney of the Felony Trials Bureau.