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Arrest in fatal Fort Greene diner shooting

The Country House Diner in Fort Greene. Google Maps photo

Associated Press

 Police have arrested a man in connection with an early morning shooting inside a diner in Fort Greene that left one man dead.

Police say officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Country House Diner on Fulton Street at about 5 a.m. Sunday where they found 34-year-old Jason Lewis with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. The Brooklyn man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say a man who was taken into custody, 27-year-old Tyrone Gainer, of Brooklyn, was later arrested on a charge of murder. It wasn't clear if he had a lawyer.

No word on what led to the shooting.

January 7, 2013 - 10:30am


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