Man indicted in attempted murder of Cheektowaga officer

Travis Zukic

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga man has been indicted on a charge of trying to kill a police officer and killing a convenience store worker.

28-year-old Travis J. Zukic is accused of shooting 23 year old Hannah Morse as she was working at the 7-Eleven store on French Road in Cheektowaga March 1. Morse died at ECMC.

Prosecutors say when a Cheektowaga police officer entered the store to investigate, Zukic fired a shot toward the officer. The officer was unharmed.

Zukic is scheduled to return on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for a pre-trial conference. He remains held without bail. 

If convicted on the charges, he faces a maximum of 25 years to life in prison.