Two Suspects Charged in Deadly Shooting of Buffalo Father on Johnson Street
Sometimes it seems like the murders that happen in Buffalo go unsolved, but the family of a father who was gunned down can now have a chance to get justice for their loss. Two suspects in the murder of a father in Buffalo, 29-year-old Marcus Spain, have been indicted on charges related to the deadly shooting. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced yesterday, December 7, 2021, that 31-year-old Cortez Foster and 22-year-old Naudia Marvin were arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio. On December 6, the pair was indicted on charges of,
One count of Murder in the Second Degree (Class “A-I” felony)
One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree (Class “C” violent felony)
On March 14, 2021, just after 4:31 am, the defendants allegedly persuaded Spain to go to the 200 block of Johnson Street in Buffalo. Once they had lured him to the location, the pair, working together, shot and killed him with an illegal gun while he was sitting in his vehicle. Spain was transported to Erie County Medical Center where he died.
Both suspects are being held without bail. They are each facing 25 years to life behind bars if they are convicted on all of the charges they are facing. No court date has been set as of yet. Crimestoppers WNY had been offering a $7,500 reward leading to arrests in Span's murder.