Syracuse Police arrest man charged in 2016 murder

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Police have arrested a man in Rochester believed the gunman in a shooting that happened more than three years ago.

According to Syracuse Police, Anton Kelley, 28, was found in Rochester Monday by Syracuse Police Officers, along with officers from Irondequoit and Rochester Police. Kelley is charged with the murder of Anthony Ebron, who was shot and killed at the 100 block of Lakeview Avenue back on July 23, 2016.

Syracuse Police say for more than three years, several people were interviewed, an extensive neighborhood canvass was completed, video surveillance from the surrounding area was reviewed and search warrants were executed.  The case remained active as detectives continued the investigation acting on tips and developing leads which resulted in Anton Kelley being identified as the suspect. 

Kelley is now back in Onondaga County in custody at the Justice Center.

Syracuse Police will be releasing more information Wednesday. Stay with NewsChannel 9 for the latest on the investigation.

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