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The Last: 3 charged with the killing of 2 NY brothers

SYRACUSE, new york – The Latest news about the fatal shooting of two brothers (all times are local):

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5:25 pm

Syracuse police charged two men and a 17-year-old girl with a fatal shooting two Cuban born brothers in what authorities believe was an attempted theft, set up by the girl.

Police chief Frank Fowler says the three were arrested Wednesday night and accused of murder and attempted theft. They are accused of shooting the 17-year-old Daniel Diaz-marrero and the 19-year-old Ismael Diaz-marrero on Tuesday evening.

Fowler says the shooting happened during a robbery attempt set up when the 17-year-old Sheahonni Davis asked the brothers to meet her. Police say the 19-year-old Toriano Newson and the 23-year-old Curtis L. Paige III tried to rob the brothers and Newson opened fire, hitting both brothers and sisters.

It could not be determined if the three suspects are lawyers who can respond to the charges.

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11:46 pm

The authorities have charged three people with a fatal shooting two brothers in what Syracuse police say was an attempted theft made by one of the suspects.

Chief of police Frank Fowler said Thursday that the two men, aged 19 and 23, and a 17-year-old girl, were Wednesday arrested and accused of murder and attempted theft.

They are accused of awarding 17-year-old Daniel Diaz-Morrero and the 19-year-old Ismael Diaz-marrero around 5 a.m. Tuesday on the city’s west side.

Fowler says the shooting happened during a robbery attempt set up when the girl got in touch with the brothers and asked them to meet her. Police say the 19-year-old suspect shot and killed the brothers during the encounter.

The older brother was a sophomore at Le Moyne College, in a suburb of DeWitt. His brother was a senior at a Syracuse high school.

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This story was corrected to change the spelling of the name of the victim, Daniel Diaz-marrero, not Diaz-Morrero.

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