PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two Rikers Island corrections officers are facing charges in connection to a shooting in New Jersey.
Twenty-nine-year-old Keith Hood, of Staten Island, and 26-year-old Rasheim Williams, of Brooklyn, were arrested over the weekend and suspended from their jobs.
Prosecutors say the officers were out with their friend, 29-year-old Jeffrey Hulse, of Roselle, New Jersey, on July 13.
While they were together, Hulse allegedly shot a man multiple times outside a bar in Paterson, New Jersey.
Officials say Hulse, Hood and Williams turned themselves in to police Friday.
Hood and Williams are charged with unlawful possession of a handgun. Hulse is facing attempted murder charges.