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Police charge upstate New York man in fatal shooting

October 5, 2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man who police say killed another man last month has been charged.

Twenty-five-year-old Amir Williams, of Jamesville, was charged Wednesday in Syracuse with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Authorities in Ohio apprehended Williams in Cleveland on Sept. 27 before he was transported back to New York.

Police say Williams shot 26-year-old Zyree McMullen the night of Sept. 14. McMullen was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Williams is being held at the Onondaga County Justice Center in Syracuse. It wasn’t clear if he has lawyer yet.

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