- Associated Press - Thursday, June 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say a man has been arrested on charges alleging he fatally shot a woman and her adult son on Staten Island in March.

The New York Police Department says Anthony Morales was arrested Thursday on murder and other charges in connection with the March 24 shooting that also wounded a 22-year-old man.

The 49-year-old Morales had been shot by police in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, when police tried to arrest him days after the shooting. Police said at the time that Morales had been reaching for his waistband. A loaded handgun was found on him.

Morales is accused of fatally shooting 47-year-old Idelle Rivera and 21-year-old Anthony Rivera outside of a public housing complex on Staten Island.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Morales had an attorney.

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