Police arrest man in connection to fatal shooting of 29-year-old father in Bed-Stuy

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An arrest has been made in the deadly shooting of a 29-year-old man in Bed-Stuy.

Police say Darrien Weekes is now facing charges of murder after allegedly shooting Malik Russell on June 1.

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It all happened just before 5 a.m. in front of 468 Chauncey St.

Police say that's where they found Russell’s body with a gunshot wound to the chest near garbage bags.

He was taken to the hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.

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