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Buffalo man indicted for allegedly killing man in a convenience store

An Erie County Court Judge arraigned Rickey Bryant, charging him with one count of second degree murder.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo man was arraigned on Wednesday before an Erie County Court Judge for allegedly shooting and killing a man in a convenience store. 

Rickey Bryant, 26, allegedly intentionally shot Tony Rookard multiple times with an illegal firearm inside a convenience store on Doat Street in January, according to the district attorney's office. 

Bryant is charged with one count murder in the second degree (class "A-I" felony) and with one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class "C" violent felony). 

Bryant was remanded without bail. A return date has not been scheduled.

If convicted of the charges, Bryant could face a maximum of 25 years to life in prison.