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Three Gang Members Arrested for Murder in Mount Vernon

Fri, May 31, 2013 4:47 PM | NYGIA (Administrator)

Mount Vernon Police arrested three members of the “Goonies” street gang Friday evening in connection with a murder inside a crowded Alamo Bar at 166 Gramatan Ave.

Bronx resident Demetrius Price, 24, and Yonkers resident Donnie Dixon, 24, whose home Hill was hiding in, were subsequently arrested.

Hill was charged with second-degree murder, a felony, Price was charged with first-degree hindering prosecution, a felony, and Dixon was charged with second-degree hindering prosecution, a felony.

Hill’s criminal record dates back to 2005 and include seven arrests. He was charged with torturing an animal, robbery, possession of stolen property and reckless endangerment. He was convicted of seven misdemeanors and one felony.

Mayor Ernest D. Davis praised the work of the Mount Vernon Police for their work.

“The Mount Vernon Police Department moved swiftly to arrest those responsible for brazenly open fire in a location where others could have easily been killed or harmed,” Davis said. “Those involved in criminal activity should be forewarned; Mount Vernon Police Department will relentlessly pursue offenders and bring them to justice.”

Sgt. Daniel Fischer led the Mount Vernon Police Department Major Case Unit in the investigation along with investigators from the Westchester County District Attorneys’ Office, FBI, Yonkers Police and Westchester County Police.

Christopher Foe was fatally shot in the chest and abdomen around 2 a.m. on May 19. He was the second murder victim in Mount Vernon in a three-day span.

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