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Suspect Charged With Killing Man, Wounding Woman In Staten Island Shooting

Shooting Happened Early Saturday In Park Hill Section
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man has been charged in a shooting this weekend that left another man dead and a woman injured on Staten Island.

Christopher Wells, 30, of the Bronx, was charged Tuesday with murder, criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal use of a firearm in the Saturday incident, police said.

The shooting happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday at 225 Park Hill Ave., in the Park Hill section of Staten Island, police said.

Responding officers found a 22-year-old man with several gunshot wounds, and a 26-year-old woman shot in the right hip and left leg.

The victims were both taken to Staten Island University North Hospital, where the man – Victorious Briggs – was pronounced dead, police said.

The woman was last reported in stable condition, police said.

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