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2 arrested in a fatal shooting outside a New York school for autistic students

Two suspects were caught in the shooting death of a man in broad daylight outside a Staten Island school for autistic students, police officers say.

Kevin Soto, 29, and Victor Lorenzna, 24, were arrested Thursday, nearly three months after the May 9 shooting of Michael Evans, 27, on Beach Street around Union Place in Stapleton Heights. The fatal shooting happened near the entrance of Eden II, a private school that serves children and young adults with autism, police officers said.

Pictured: Michael Evans, 26, was fatally shot in the chest around 3:15 p.m. on Beach Street around Union Place in Stapleton Heights on May 9, police officers said.
Michael Evans, 27, was fatally shot in the chest around 3:15 p.m. on Beach Street around Union Place in Stapleton Heights on May 9, police officers said.
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The scene outside of Eden II after the deadly shooting in May.
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Evans was engaged in a fight with the two suspects when he was gunned down, police officers said at the time.

He was blown up in the chest and taken to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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The police arrive at the scene of the shooting.
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The suspects fled in a gray sedan, possibly a BMW, police said.

Soto was charged with murder, manslaughter, criminal aiding and obstructing law enforcement, authorities said.

Lorenzna was charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a loaded firearm.

https://nypost.com/2022/08/05/2-busted-in-fatal-shooting-outside-nyc-school-for-autistic-students/ 2 arrested in a fatal shooting outside a New York school for autistic students

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