Police: Shoe store shootout suspect turns himself in

CROWN HEIGHTS - Police say the suspect wanted in Monday's shoe store shootout that injured two innocent bystanders, turned himself in today.

Authorities say Gerald Spears, 23, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, assault and reckless endangerment.

Police say Spears and Kenneth Meeks, an employee at the Rugged Sole shoe store in Crown Heights, exchanged gunfire in the store. A 34-year-old man was hit in the arm and a 12-year-old boy was hit in the leg. Both were taken to Kings County Hospital and are expected to make full recoveries.

Meeks was also arrested on the same charges.

Police: Child among 2 shot at Utica Ave. shoe store 1 arrested, 1 sought in Crown Heights shoe store shooting

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