(WNY News Now) – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn has announced the arraignment of a 21-year-old Buffalo man on charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. The indictment stems from an incident on December 3, 2022, where he allegedly shot 25-year-old John L. Craig on Lang Avenue in the City of Buffalo.
Buffalo – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn disclosed today that Keyondre Robertson, a 21-year-old Buffalo resident known as “Kano,” has been formally arraigned on serious charges related to the fatal shooting of 25-year-old John L. Craig on December 3, 2022. The arraignment took place this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek. Robertson faces one count of Murder in the Second Degree, classified as a Class “A-I” felony, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, designated as a Class “C” violent felony.
The incident, according to the indictment, occurred around 2:00 a.m. on Lang Avenue near Ericson Avenue in the City of Buffalo. Allegedly, Robertson deliberately shot Craig with an illegal firearm. Tragically, the victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
After an extensive investigation, Buffalo Police Department Detectives Mark White and Scott Malec apprehended Robertson on Friday, November 10, 2023, in South Buffalo. The arrest was made pursuant to the indictment warrant.
As of now, Robertson is being held without bail, and a return court date has not been scheduled. If convicted on the Murder in the Second Degree charge, Robertson could face a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.