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Man facing murder charges in connection to 2017 shooting

Posted: 6:46 PM, Aug 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-07 22:46:35Z
Man facing murder charges in connection to 2017 shooting

A Buffalo man is facing murder charges nine months after the shooting that claimed another man's life.

Roberto Leon, 25, is accused of shooting and killing 25-year-old Luis Rivera last November. The incident happened on Center Lane in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood.

Leon is charged with one count of Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

He's currently locked up without bail, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.

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