- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 23-year-old man has pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting at a Buffalo park that left one person dead and four others wounded.

Federal prosecutors say Tariq Brown pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges stemming from the May 2012 shooting at Martin Luther King Park. The gunfire killed a man and wounded four people, including one person who’s now a paraplegic and another who was blinded in one eye.

Officials say Brown was a member of the Bailey Boys, a violent street gang that operates in Buffalo.

A crackdown on the gang has resulted in charges against its members in four fatal shootings and 14 attempted murders.

Brown is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 5.



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