Person arrested in connection with Sherman St. homicide from August

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo police announced on Thursday afternoon that an arrest has been made in connection with an August homicide.

On Aug. 4 around 2 a.m., police were called to Sherman St. after three people were shot. One of them, a 21-year-old Laron Watkins, died at the scene.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Jaylin Wiggins of Buffalo in connection with the shooting.

Wiggins is charged with 2nd degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. 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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