- Associated Press - Saturday, October 25, 2014

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 54-year-old man is dead after a neighbor shot him in the driveway of their Buffalo-area home.

The Buffalo News reports (https://bit.ly/ZOL23D ) that Joseph Lawrence Jr. was shot in the stomach Friday in the driveway of a home in Cheektowaga.

Lawrence was taken to Erie County Medical Center. He died there Saturday.

The victim’s 53-year-old downstairs neighbor, Thomas Szczesniak, was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

The News says he was arraigned Saturday in Cheektowaga Town Court.

Information on an attorney for Szczesniak was not immediately available.


Information from: The Buffalo News, https://www.buffalonews.com



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