Buffalo man found guilty of murder outside community center

Josue Bermudez killed a 17-year-old in North Buffalo in March

WBEN Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 4:23 pm

North Buffalo Community Center. March 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was found guilty of murder after he killed a teenager near North Buffalo Community Center in March.

The Erie County DA's Office said that State Supreme Court Justice Russell Buscaglia found Josue Bermudez guilty of the murder of 17-year-old Deron Allen on March 8 near the Sanders Road community center in the City of Buffalo at 9:30 p.m.. Two other teens were also shot but recovered from their injuries.

Allen and the two other teens tried to enter a party at the North Buffalo Community Center on the evening of the shooting but were turned away. Bermudez shot the three as they left.

Bermudez, 19, faces 75 years to life in prison when sentenced on January 29.

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