Utica murder suspect indicted by grand jury in barbershop shooting

Jaleak Scarborough

The suspect accused of fatally shooting another man at a Utica barber shop has been indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder.

Posted: Jun 15, 2021 2:08 PM
Updated: Jul 6, 2021 5:06 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The suspect accused of fatally shooting another man at a Utica barbershop has been indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder.

Jaleak Scarborough was arrested on Thursday, June 10, after a month-long police investigation. He was charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.

Scarborough is accused of killing 26-year-old Lemeke Pittman on the 1600 block of Seymour Avenue on May 7.

Utica police say more arrests are expected in this case.

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