(WNY News Now) – The Buffalo Police Department revealed the arrest of a 38-year-old man in connection with a shots fired incident that occurred on September 30, 2023, on LaSalle Avenue. Officers apprehended the suspect on October 10, 2023, during a traffic stop related to the investigation.
Buffalo, NY – On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, the Buffalo Police Department announced a significant development in the investigation of a shots fired call that occurred on September 30, 2023. The incident, which took place on the 600 block of LaSalle Avenue, prompted an immediate response from Northeast district officers.
Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered shell casings, triggering a prompt investigation by Northeast district detectives. Subsequently, a suspect was identified. The breakthrough came when, on October 10, officers conducted a traffic stop involving a vehicle of interest connected to the shots fired incident. The occupants were detained, and officers were granted permission to search the vehicle.
During the search, an SCCY GVI pistol loaded with six rounds was recovered, matching the caliber of the weapon allegedly used in the LaSalle Avenue incident. Tremel Stone, a 38-year-old Buffalo resident, now faces charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree.
Notably, Mr. Stone was already out on bail for a separate gun-related arrest at the time of the shots fired incident.