Man arraigned on indictment charging him with friend’s death

ELMA, N.Y. (WIVB) — An East Aurora man has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with manslaughter.

Jake Klocek, 20, is also charged with criminal possession of a firearm.

Prosecutors say that Klocek recklessly caused the death of Anthony King, 19, in Elma. King was shot, prosecutors say.

At the time, Klocek was also 19.

Klocek pleaded not guilty and remains free on $50,000 bail.

If he is convicted, he could spend a maximum indeterminate sentence of 5-15 years in jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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