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Police seek man in double shooting, Rt. 33 crash

Posted at 6:43 PM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 18:43:52-05

Homicide detectives in Buffalo are seeking a 19-year-old man in connection to the double shooting on Purdy Street that police say led to a crash on Rt. 33.

Leonard Robinson Jr., aka "Pooter," is a person of interest in the November 29th shooting. Police say someone burst through the door of a home on Purdy Street and started shooting, killing 42-year-old Antwaine Vance and injuring 24-year-old Dominique Jackson.

Police say the pair was specifically targeted.

After the shooting, police say a car driven by 19-year-old Carresian Holloway crash landed on Rt. 33 West after going through a guardrail on Humboldt Parkway.

Holloway has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal mischief and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Police say they recovered a weapon from her vehicle, though she has not been charged in connection with the murder.

Robinson is described as black, 5'9" tall and 190 pounds. Police say he may be injured from the crash on Rt. 33 and may try seeking treatment at a hospital or urgent care facility.

If you see him, immediately call 911.

 
 

 

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