Arrest made in connection with fatal Allen Street shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police arrested a 30-year-old Jeremy Wright in connection with last Friday's fatal shooting in the heart of Allentown.

Wright is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Saleem Merukeb, 37, of Buffalo.

Merukeb was shot on Allen, between Delaware and Elmwood, around 1:30 a.m. November 3rd in the street directly in front of Frizzy's, but the owner of the popular bar said the incident was not related to his business at all.

Wright was remanded to jail without bail and faces a felony hearing on November 16 at 9:30 a.m. 

If convicted of the charge, Wright faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.






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