Police Arrest 3rd Suspect in James Street Murder

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police arrested the third suspect in the murder of 24 year old Anthony Garner Tuesday. Dominique Cook, 27 of Harding Place in Utica has been charged with 2nd degree murder.

Cook was taken into custody at Auburn Correctional Facility where he was already serving time on an unrelated robbery conviction.

He is being charged with taking part in the murder of Anthony Garner on May 25, 2011 on James Street in Utica.

The shooting was captured on surveillance video from a convenience store on James Street, showing three men involved in the shooting.

Police say the victim's family knew all along there were three suspects and they hope this arrest helps them start the healing process.

"Hopefully these arrests will help them to kind of heal. Once the court proceedings are over, whatever the results of that is maybe they will have a chance to have some closure," said Sgt. Steve Hauck of Utica Police. "This has been going on for them for over a year now. I am sure it is very difficult for them and the police want to make sure the victim's family gets justice."

Utica Police arrested two suspects prior to Dominique Cook. Army veteran and former military police officer Marshall Jackson was first arrested, receiving 25 years to life in prison for the murder.

Octavius Garrett was arrested at the end of July and has also been charged with second degree murder for taking part in the shooting death of Garner.

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