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Buffalo man pleads guilty to manslaughter for killing 22-year-old man in December 2019

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Dec 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-21 12:39:47-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for killing a 22-year-old man in December 2019.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office announced 22-year-old Tony S. Golden pleaded guilty Monday in Erie County Court to one count of manslaughter in the first degree.

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According to the district attorney's office on December 20, 2019 Golden intentionally shot 22-year-old Vincent Cramer with an illegal gun multiple times on Floss Avenue. Cramer died from his injuries.

Golden faces a maximum of 25 years in prison and is scheduled to be sentenced January 31, 2022. He continues to remain held without bail.