Arrest in Rochester Double Homicide

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Rochester, NY -- Rochester police have arrested the man they say opened fire on three people last month in a drug store parking lot on Thurston Road. 

Samuel Shaw was arrested Saturday night as he tried to flee from a residence in the city. 

Shaw is charged with two counts of seconjd-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one weapon charge. 

Shaw allegedly opened fire with a handgun outside 670 Thurston Road.

The shooting around 1:30 a.m. June 20 killed William Gibson and Anthony Robertson, and left a third person paralyzed. 

Shaw will be arraigned this morning, and a grand jury could consider additional charges.

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