UPDATE: Police make third arrest in Fulton murder

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UPDATE (4:53 p.m. 12/22/21) — The Fulton Police Department announced the arrest of Alton D. Brown, age 36, from Syracuse, NY, for the following charges:

  • Murder 2nd degree, a class A-1 felony
  • Attempted Murder 2nd  degree,  a class “B” felony
  • Attempted Robbery 1st degree,  a class “C” felony

Brown was arraigned in the Fulton City Court and remanded to the Oswego County Jail without bail.   

UPDATE (2:15 p.m. 12/14/21) — Fulton Police have arrested Norman A. Newsome, 38, from Syracuse, NY, for the following charges:

  • Murder 2nd degree, a class A-1 felony
  • Attempted Murder 2nd degree, a class “B” felony
  • Attempted Robbery 1st, a class “C” felony

Newsome was taken into custody last evening in Salt Point, NY (Dutchess County) by members from the New York State Police in Troops “K” and “F”.

He was arraigned in the city of Fulton Court and remanded to the Oswego County Jail without bail.  

The investigation is continuing.

UPDATE (11:51 a.m. 12/6/21) — Fulton Police Department announces the arrest of 29-year-old Britani E. Yerdon from Syracuse, NY for the following charges:

  • Murder 2nd degree, a class A-1 felony
  • Attempted Murder 2nd degree, a class “B” felony
  • Attempted Robbery 1st, a class “C” felony

Yerdon was arraigned in the city of Fulton Court and was remanded to the Oswego County Jail without bail.

The investigation is continuing, and additional suspects are being sought.  If anyone has any information regarding this investigation, they are asked to contact the Fulton Police Department at (315) 598-2007.

FULTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The New York State Police has told NewsChannel 9 that one man is dead and another one is in critical condition after a shooting in Fulton around 1 a.m.

Police, who are investigating this as a homicide, arrived on the scene after reports of shots fired at 610 Rochester St. and found a two men with gunshot wounds. According to police, Aaron A. Smith, 41, who lived at the residence, died from a single gunshot wound. The other, a 41-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds, is in critical condition.

The shooting appears to be a targeted incident and no danger to the community, the police say. 

Individuals with any information or surveillance video in the area of the shooting are being asked to contact the Fulton Police Department at 315-598-2007.

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