BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - He became a central figure in last week's surrender of City Grill shooting suspect, Riccardo McCray, here at Channel 4.
Now an arrest warrant has been issued for community activist Darnell Jackson. This stems from a separate case. Jackson says he's being accused of tampering with a witness, but he denies the allegations.
Last week, community outrage flared up over Jackson's treatment by an arresting Buffalo Police officer during McCray's surrender. He claims the police are targeting him.
Jackson said, "Of course. They're mad at me because, because of what happened with that kid. How can I be a member of the community when I have to go through this?"
Jackson claims police surrounded a car, thinking he was in it. Jackson says he will turn himself in Wednesday morning.
Police say they had the wrong man, and that Jerome Thagard, who spent four years in prison, didn't murder Steven Northrup in 2009. But the victim's family says otherwise.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
It was so treacherous in North Collins, the mayor had to issue a travel ban, and village snow plows were pulled off the roadways to keep drivers from trying to plow in zero visibility.
The Buffalo School Board unanimously approved plans to transform Burgard High School into a Manufacturing Magnet School on Wednesday,
Investigators are making progress in the case of a Chihuahua thrown in a ditch while zipped up in a Coors Light thermal bag.