University Police investigating fatal stabbing on North Campus

Release Date: October 14, 2022


BUFFALO, N.Y. - University Police are actively investigating a fatal stabbing that took place Friday evening at Moody Terrace roadway near Richmond Quad (Ellicott Complex) on the university’s North Campus.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m., University Police received a report of a male suffering from a chest wound near Moody Terrace roadway. The victim, a male who is not a member of the UB community, was transported by ambulance to ECMC where he was later tragically pronounced dead.

UPD is looking for a black sedan that fled the area, and at least four individuals who may have been involved in the incident. Police do not believe there is a danger to the university community at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and University Police is urging anyone with information to call 716-645-2222.

For the safety of the campus community, police have increased patrols near the Ellicott Complex area while the investigation continues.

Any students impacted by tonight’s tragic incident are encouraged to contact UB Counseling Services at 716-645-2720. Additionally, Crisis Services of Erie County has a 24-hour hotline (716-834-3131) and access to a 24-hour crisis text line; text: “GOT5” to 741-741.

Media Contact Information

John Della Contrada
Vice President for University Communications
521 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Tel: 716-645-4094 (mobile: 716-361-3006)
Twitter: @UBNewsSource