Buffalo man sentenced to 13 years in prison for fatally shooting man in 2015


A Buffalo man has been sentenced for killing a man at a neighborhood block party more than three years ago.

Cornelius Jones, 27, was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Prosecutors say he fatally shot 21-year-old Buffalo resident Daquawn Griggs on Montana Ave.

He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in August.

In addition to his time in prison, Jones was also sentenced to five years of post-release supervision.

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