Man charged with Easter weekend double shooting

Posted at 2:44 PM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 17:36:58-04

A 26-year-old man has been charged with a double shooting that injured two people, including a 90-year-old woman.

Gerald Gaffney of the 3500 block of Garrison Avenue was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of attempted murder, assault and conspiracy to commit murder. 

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Police say the incident, which happened on April 15, started with chicken bones being thrown on the grass. A 56-year-old man was shot. Police believe the elderly woman was hit with ricochet. She had a graze wound on her foot.

Both victims were transported to the hospital and were in good condition.

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