BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) — A 20-year-old suspect has been arrested for murder in connection with a shooting that killed two men and wounded another in Buffalo’s Riverside neighborhood in late July, police said Monday.
Clarence Thomas, a Buffalo resident, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault and third-degree aggravated possession of weapons.
Authorities said officers responded to a shot fired in the 100 block of Isabelle Street around 11:30 p.m. on July 30. Three victims were identified and taken to the ECMC.
Two of the identified victims, 20-year-old Demarkus Manners and 20-year-old Treyvon Flood, died in hospital. Both were Buffalo residents.
A third victim was treated and released from the ECMC, police said.
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