Rochester man sentenced for bringing gun to Buffalo protest
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A Rochester man was sentenced for bringing an illegal loaded gun to a protest in Buffalo in the summer of 2022.
Amauri Smith, 20, was sentenced to five years of probation for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.
Buffalo police spotted Smith walking in the city in June 2022 at a March for Our Lives protest. Officers confronted him after they saw what looked like a gun in his pocket.
Smith pleaded guilty in November.