BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with a fatal shooting on Hobart Street in June 2021.
The Erie County District Attorney's Office announced 23-year-old Franklin Andrews was arraigned Wednesday in Erie County Court on an indictment charging him with:
- One count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree (Class “C” felony)
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Firearm (Class “E” felony)
On June 18, 2021 Andrews allegedly shot 22-year-old Tyler Wasinger in the chest with an illegal pistol inside his apartment on Hobart Street. Wasinger died at the scene.
Andrews is scheduled to return November 8 for a pre-trial conference and remains released on $100,000 bail previously posted in Buffalo City Court. He faces a maximum of 15 years in prison if convicted of the charge.