Teen Charged with Killing Coach Faces More Charges

Washington accused of two incidents on same day in October

Tom Puckett
February 20, 2020 - 1:29 pm
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 18-year-old Jason Washington of Buffalo has been arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan on a superseding indictment.

Washington is accused of firing multiple shots at an occupied house on Ruspin Avenuelast October. He is charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class “C” violent felony, and one count of Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, a Class “D” felony.

That same day prosecutors say Washington approached a man who was standing outside his home on LaSalle Avenue and pointed a gun at the victim to coerce him back into the home. While on the porch of the home, the victim allegedly hit Washington with a chair. Prosecutors say that during the scuffle, je was subsequently shot in the hand with the illegal weapon he possessed and fled the scene.

Washington was previously arraigned on one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “A-1” felony, one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a Class “B” felony, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class “C” felony. He is accused of fatally shooting 36-year-old Norzell Aldridge and attempting to shoot another person during a fight at a little league football game Emerson Park on August 31, 2019.
 
He also has pending assault and gun charges in a separate indictment for allegedly firing multiple shots toward a juvenile victim at McCarthy Park in the City of Buffalo. The victim was struck once and taken to ECMC to be treated for an injury to his leg.

 

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