Joseph Acquino

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Mike Baggerman
May 31, 2017 - 3:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Dozens of people rallied at Niagara Square on Wednesday afternoon in support of Jose Hernandez-Rossy, who died during an altercation with Buffalo police on May 7. The rally featured chants of "Justice, For Jose", "Tell the Truth", and others. READ MORE: Suspect's Weapon,...
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Tim Wenger
May 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the New York State Attorney General's office continues to investigate last weekends' fatal encounter between Buffalo Police and a suspect, many questions remain unanswered. Buffalo Police union attorney Thomas Burton appeared Friday on Bauerle and Bellavia on WBEN and shed...
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Mike Baggerman
May 11, 2017 - 10:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A vigil was held Thursday night at Garfield and Tonawanda Streets in Buffalo for Jose Hernandez-Rossy, who died on May 7 after an altercation with Buffalo Police. Hernandez-Rossy was shot by Buffalo Police Officer Justin Tedesco after Tedesco's partner, Officer Joseph Acquino...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The attorney for the family of the suspect in the officer-involved shooting is refuting some of the latest theories in Sunday's incident. Nelson Torre, representing the family of suspect Jose Hernandez-Rossy was asked about reports that Officer Joseph Acquino's ear may have...
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Mike Baggerman
May 11, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the investigation continues into the fatal shooting in Buffalo’s Black Rock neighborhood, authorities won’t have the option to use police camera footage because it doesn't’t exist. Body cameras haven’t been implemented yet because of cost concerns and Buffalo police...
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Tim Wenger
May 10, 2017 - 12:22 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn stood before reporters Wednesday to discuss the officer-involved shooting incident Sunday night that took the life of a suspect and led the the serious injury of a Buffalo Police officer. "My role in this matter is over", Flynn said as...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - As the State Attorney General begins their investigation, questions continue to surround Sunday's officer involved shooting in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood. Perhaps none are more pressing than whether or not Jose Hernandez-Rossy, the suspect who was shot and killed, was...
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Mike Baggerman
May 10, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Common Councilman Joe Golombek remains steadfast in his support for Buffalo police after attorney Nelson Torre alleged his client, Jose Hernandez-Rossy did not have a weapon on his person when he was fatally shot by officer Justin Tedesco following the near-fatal...
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Tom Puckett
May 09, 2017 - 4:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Joseph Acquino, the Buffalo Police officer wounded in the line of duty Sunday, has been released from ECMC. Meantime, the state attorney general's office is now involved in the investigation. Acquino was wounded in the ear and head, and Mayor Brown says Acquino was lucky to be...
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Mike Baggerman
May 08, 2017 - 2:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officials provided an update on the condition of a Buffalo police officer who was shot in the line of duty on Sunday in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo. After undergoing surgery on Sunday night, Officer Joseph Acquino, 31, is now listed in fair condition. "We were able...
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