Police Make Arrest In Buffalo Homicide

June 26, 2011 Updated Jun 26, 2011 at 3:27 PM EDT

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Police Make Arrest In Buffalo Homicide

June 26, 2011 Updated Jun 26, 2011 at 3:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( release) Buffalo police have arrested 17 year old Joshua Nieves of Buffalo and charged him with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in connection with the May 27th shooting death of 21 year old Jay Amelio Nieves, also of Buffalo.

Buffalo police apprehended Joshua Nieves at an address in the 200 block of West Delavan Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to the call May 27th, just before 5:30am, in the 100 block of Vermont Street.

The two are not related even though they share the same last name.