Police: Shoe store shootout suspect turns himself in

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

News 12 Staff

May 24, 2012, 5:44 AM

Updated 4,442 days ago

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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.
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