BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo man has been indicted on a murder charge for the alleged fatal shooting of a woman at an apartment building on Delaware Avenue last weekend, the Erie County District Attorney announced Friday.
It is alleged that at around 8 p.m. on May 27, 21-year-old Jamin Haygood of Buffalo shot and killed 51-year-old Jacquette Holley at the apartment on the 2400 block of Delaware Avenue. She died at the scene.
It is further alleged that Haygood also intimidated a witness in an attempt to prevent the witness from giving information to police.
He is charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and intimidating a victim or a witness. If convicted as the highest charge, he faces up to 25 years to life in prison.
Haygood is being held without bail. A return court date has not yet been scheduled.
Law enforcement officers are still looking for more information on this case. Anyone who can help police could be eligible for a reward of up to $7,500 from Crime Stoppers. Tips can be submitted by calling (716) 867-6161 or using the Buffalo Tips app.
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