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Geneva Murder suspect arrested in Wolcott

On Tuesday (12/5) at approximately 9:42pm marked units of the Geneva Police Department responded the Geneva General Hospital for a male who had sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was identified as Pliekou Irvin Sr., DOB 1/11/1979.

While at Geneva General Hospital Mr. Irvin Sr. succumbed to his injury and was later pronounced dead. An investigation immediately commenced and it was determined that the incident occurred on Middle St in the area of Exchange St in the City of Geneva.

The caliber of the weapon is unknown at this time. The Geneva Police Department was   following all leads and the investigation continued.

Overnight, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office surrounded a residence in the 12000 block of Wheeler Road in the Town of Wolcott. A suspect in the murder of Irvin surrendered after several hours and was taken into custody. His name is William McCoy. More information will be forthcoming…