Grape Street

17-month old Kyrie Johnson (left) and 54-year-old Yvette Johnson (right) were gunned down on July 2 on Grape Street in Buffalo. (Crime Stoppers Buffalo Photo)
Mike Baggerman
July 02, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tuesday marks one year since the tragic shooting of a grandmother and her 17-month-old grandson in Buffalo's Fruit Belt neighborhood. The victims, Yvette Johnson, 54, and her grandson, Kyrie, were shot shortly after 12:30 a.m. last July 2 in the 200 block of Grape Street in...
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Byron Brown joined by other city leaders at the Erie County District Attorney's Office. August 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Dana Casullo)
Mike Baggerman
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - City of Buffalo officials credited tips from the community as one of the reasons for the murder charges against Kenyatta "Manny" Austin. Austin, 25, has been in police custody since July 3 when he was arrested on a weapons charge in Niagara Falls. He was charged on Wednesday...
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Grape Street home where Yvette Johnson, 54, and Kyrie Johnson, 17 months, were killed. August 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 29, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By: Dana Casullo & Mike Baggerman BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Kenyatta "Manny" Austin was arraigned Wednesday morning in Eric County Supreme Court on murder and other charges after the July 2 shootings in Buffalo's Fruit Belt neighborhood. Austin, 25, is accused of shooting and killing Yvette...
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Grape Street home where Yvette Johnson, 54, and Kyrie Johnson, 17 months, were killed. July 3, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 27, 2018 - 2:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating another shooting on Grape Street that occurred on Thursday night. Two men in their mid 20's were shot just after 9:20 p.m. The shooting was reportedly near the home where Yvette Johnson and Kyrie Johnson were killed on July 2. Yvette, 54, had...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police say two are dead, including a 54-year-old grandmother and her 17-month old grandson, after a shooting in Buffalo's fruit belt neighborhood early Monday morning. "It's been described to me as both an extremely chaotic as well as horrific scene," Buffalo Police...
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