Syracuse Police make arrests in both violent shooting cases from Saturday
Syracuse Police have made arrests in both violent shooting cases from Saturday.
The first was related to the shooting at 143 North Midler Avenue that happened Saturday at about 4:30 am. Police have arrested 21-year-old Lamont Williams, the brother of the victim, 20-year-old Larae Williams.
Police say Lamont Williams shot his sister in the face while she slept in her bed following an argument. When leaving the house, Williams passed his 10-year-old brother and told him â??Donâ??t tell,â?? according to police.
Lamont Williams was arrested Saturday afternoon at about 2:05 when Officer Andrew Stockton, who had just started his shift, spotted Williams on the street.
Williams is charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Larae Williams is currently listed in critical but stable condition at Upstate University Hospital.
The other shooting happened at about 2:05 am in front of Calcanoâ??s Tavern on North Geddes and Wilkinson Streets. Police arrested 27-year-old Juan Cirino when they received word he was on a plane heading to Puerto Rico. Cirino was taken into custody in Philadelphia when he stopped for a layover.
Police say he confessed to the shooting, saying he and the victim, 20-year-old Alex Rivero Rosa had a fight at some point prior to the shooting.
Cirino walked into a crowd of people leaving the tavern and shot Rosa and another man, 28-year-old Airstedes Lopez in the head.
Rosa died a few hours later in the hospital, and Lopez is currently listed in stable condition.
Cirino is in Philadelphia awaiting extradition to Syracuse for the charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Police say they are still investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to call them at (315) 442-5222.