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Cheektowaga man arraigned for murder after shooting his father

Posted at 11:13 AM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 13:18:47-04

A Cheektowaga man, accused of fatally shooting his father, has been arraigned on second degree murder charges, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.

Prosecutors say 31-year-old Sirwilliam Hardy shot and killed his father, 54-year-old William Hardy, in his home in April.

Hardy pleaded not guilty and was taken to jail without bail.

If convicted, Hardy faces a maximum sentence of 40 years to life in prison.