UB Police investigation progressing

Release Date: October 17, 2022


BUFFALO, N.Y. - University at Buffalo Police continue to make progress in its investigation into Friday’s tragic incident on North Campus, but no additional updates are available at this time. Anyone with information about the incident or the person of interest is urged to contact University Police immediately at 716-645-2222.

The person of interest is described as a white male, between 19 and 22 years of age, light brown hair, medium build, and approximately 5’5” to 5’9” in height. The subject was wearing a mustard-colored shirt that was covered in blood. The subject also had several cuts on his face, including a large diagonal laceration across his forehead.

UB Police stress that a violent incident such as the tragedy that occurred on Friday is extremely rare at the university, noting that it has been more than three decades since anything similar occurred on campus.  

* Please note, university officials will not be available for media interviews on Monday, Oct. 17. Updates about the case will be shared with news media as they become available. 

Media Contact Information

Media Relations (University Communications)
330 Crofts Hall (North Campus)
Buffalo, NY 14260-7015
Tel: 716-645-6969