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Teen who was charged with murder of youth football coach, arraigned on superseding indictment

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 11:25:01-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County District Attorney's office says 18-year-old Jason Washington of Buffalo who was arraigned previously for shooting and killing Norzell "Nore" Aldridge in August 2019, was arraigned on superseding charges.

According to a release, Washington allegedly fired multiple shots at a home on Ruspin Avenue in Buffalo the morning of October 1st, 2019.

Washington has been charged with the following

  • One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree
  • One count of Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree

Additionally, the Erie County District Attorney's office alleges that Washington approached a man standing outside his home on LaSalle Avenue, and attempted to coerce him into his home that same evening.

The indictment alleges that Washington shot himself in the hand with an illegally owned gun while struggling with that victim.

He's been charged with the following

  • One count of Attempted Burglary in the First Degree
  • One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree

Authorities previously arraigned Washington on one count of murder in the second degree, one count of attempted murder in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree in the death of Norzell Aldridge.

Washington is also pending assault and gun charges for allegedly firing multiple shots towards a Juvenile at McCarthy Park in Buffalo.

Washington is scheduled to appear before a judge at 9:30 a.m., Friday.