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Shooting and arson investigation ends with arrests

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that investigators have concluded the investigation into the shooting and vehicle arson that occurred on September 10th, 2015. The shooting and arson took place at the Cayuga Nation ‘Varick House” located at 2906 County Road 124 in Romulus. Two men were shot and a vehicle, which was reportedly used for transporting members of the Unity Council from the house, to the LakeSide Trading was set on fire.The two men, who were later identified as Spencer Gauthier, 44, of Salamanca and Dustin Sharp, 30, of Hamburg, suffered gunshot wounds to the legs, head, and back. This came just months after a peace agreement was reached. Many pointed to a lack of control within the Unity Council, as well as a failure to agree on who would control the gas station and convenience store in Seneca Falls.The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that the last two suspects have been arrested in the investigation.On March 12th at approximately 2:00 pm Deputies arrested Marcus Redeye, 18, of Salamanca, on a warrant issued from the Town of Varick Court for assault in the second degree, a class D felony. Redeye was arraigned in the Town of Fayette Court and committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $15,000 cash bail, $30,000 secured bond. Redeye is to reappear to the Town of Fayette Court at a later date to answer the charges. Deputies also arrested Devin R. Bomberry, 23, of Salamanca, on a warrant from the Town of Varick Court for arson in the third degree, a class C felony and criminal mischief in the second, a class D felony. Bomberry was arraigned in the Town of Fayette and committed to the Seneca County Correctional Facility on $15,000 cash bail, $30,000 secured bond. Bomberry is also to reappear in the Town of Fayette Court at a later date.

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