Second suspect arrested in Queens 4th of July deli double murder

NEW YORK, NY – On Friday, police in New York City arrested 22-year-old Queens resident Dayshawn Vaughns for a double murder he committed in July.

On July 4th, Vaughns and Malachi Kirkland are accused of killing Sulaiman Odunsa, 21, and Amir Green, 23, both of Brooklyn.

Kirkland was arrested on July 5th.

According to police, officers responded to a 911 call of a male shot at 902 Drew Street, within the confines of the 75 Precinct.

“Upon arrival, officers determined that three males were shot at the adjacent corner inside of a deli located at 1372 Loring Avenue,” the NYPD said in a statement after the murders. “A 21-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the head was pronounced deceased on scene by EMS. A second victim, an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso, and a third victim, a 23-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the neck, were both transported by EMS to Brookdale Hospital.”

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23-year-old Amir Green died later at the hospital.

Both suspects were charged with murder and attempted murder.