2nd Suspect in Brooklyn Sneaker Store Shooting Surrenders

Police are questioning the man and no charges have been filed

By Shimon Prokupecz
|  Wednesday, May 23, 2012  |  Updated 12:45 PM EDT
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A second suspect wanted in connection with a shooting at a Brooklyn sneaker store that injured a 12-year-old boy Monday night has turned himself in to authorities, law enforcement officials tell NBC 4 New York.

Gerald Spears, 23, surrendered to detectives Wednesday morning. Police say he is the man who got into a fight with a security guard at the Rugged Sole store on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights and later returned with a gun. He fired his gun and the guard, identified as Kenneth Meeks, returned fire, police say.

A 34-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy were wounded in the crossfire. They are expected to be OK.

Police are questioning Spears. A law enforcement official says lineups will be conducted later Wednesday. No charges have been filed against him.

Meeks, 45, was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment in the shooting.

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