Second suspect charged with gang assault in Rome stabbing

Earl J. Wright

Rome police have arrested a second suspect involved in a June stabbing on West Liberty Street.

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 10:57 AM
Updated: Jul 22, 2020 11:09 AM

ROME, N.Y. – Rome police have arrested a second suspect allegedly involved in a June stabbing on West Liberty Street.

Earl J. Wright, 32, is charged with first-degree gang assault.

On Monday, police arrested Earl’s brother, Roy C. Wright, and charged him with attempted murder and gang assault, for allegedly stabbing 34-year-old Lowelle E. Ferguson-Clark on June 19. The victim was hospitalized after the incident.

Both suspects were arraigned and are being held in the Oneida County jail.

The brothers are also facing weapons possession charges out of Orange County, New York, but were out on bond when they were arrested.

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