Cheektowaga woman facing charges following home invasion on 10th street


UPDATE: 46-year-old Vivian D. Rodriguez of Cheektowaga has been arrested and charged with 2nd degree attempted murder in connection with the apparent home invasion on 10th Street that happened Thursday.

The resident of the home, 60-year-old James Hernandez was injured during the struggle with the home invasion suspect, Luis A. Pirella, 41. Pirella died in the altercation. 

ORIGINAL: A home invasion leads to a death in the city of Buffalo on Thursday morning. 

Buffalo Police said in a statement that police responded to a call of an apparent home invasion in the 100 block of 10th Street around 7 a.m.

A struggle occurred involving multiple people. One man was declared dead following the incident, according to the statement.  

Buffalo Police said the incident remains under investigation. 

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