Buffalo-area media have reported that police are seeking a Dr.
Timothy V. Jorden Jr. as a person of interest in the fatal shooting
of a woman this morning, June 13, at the Erie County Medical
According to the Buffalo Police Department, this was not a
random act. Police ask anyone who has seen Dr. Jorden to call
Dr. Jorden is a trauma surgeon who provides patient care at
ECMC. He has been a clinical assistant professor in the Department
of Surgery at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences since 2002. His role involves clinical
instruction and supervision of medical students and residents at
The University at Buffalo community is shocked and saddened by
this tragic event. The university expresses its deepest condolences
to the family, friends and co-workers of the victim, and to the
entire Erie County Medical Center community.