BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - (RELEASE) One Arrest made in Quadruple Homicide Case.
Buffalo Police Homicide Squad detectives have arrested KeithJohnson, 25, of Minnesota Avenue is charged with four counts ofmurder in the second degree.
Additional charges are pending.
Johnson was being booked late Saturday afternoon for his role inthe murders of two men and two women, as well as injuring fourother men in the vicinity of 268 Main Street around 2:30 Saturdaymorning.
In the incident, four people have died, all having been shotalong Main Street between Seneca and Swan Streets.
Four others were wounded - one critically.
The dead include two men, 26 and 30 years old and two women whowere 27 and 32 years old.
Two men, 27 and 30 years old, were listed in stable conditionand another 27 year old male was shot in the elbow, and listed ingood condition.
A 30 year old male remains in critical condition.
There was a party honoring a married couple, at the City Grill,268 Main Street.
The 30 year old husband is one of the dead at the scene.
Investigators are looking into reports that there was at leastone incident inside the restaurant, and that one individual mayhave been escorted out of the establishment.
Management made a decision to close for the night and a largenumber of people were leaving.
At around 2:30AM someone began firing a gun from the east sideof Main Street, from a parking lot, and the shots struck eightpeople - four of them fatally.
Three victims were dead at the scene and a fourth was rushed tothe Buffalo General Hospital, but did not survive.
The other victims were treated at Erie County MedicalCenter.
The crime scene includes the pedestrian mall area of MainStreet, and property damage included several glass windows on oneof the subway stops, as well as a nearby business.
The Niagara Frontier Transit Police have assisted CentralDistrict officers and Homicide Squad detectives in the initialcalls to the scene and follow-up investigation.
There was no interruption to the metro rail service, since thesubways were not operating at the time of the shooting spree.
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