Arrest in Newark hotel shooting

March 13, 2009 5:40:36 PM PDT
A Newark man is under arrest in connection with a triple shooting at the city's historic Robert Treat Hotel. Police arrested 21-year-old Jasper Kane on Friday morning.

Kane is charged with three counts of aggravated assault and weapons offenses. He is being held on $600,000 bail.

Three people were wounded in the Feb. 22 shooting at the 93-year-old hotel.

Police say the shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. and was sparked by a dispute during an event at the hotel.

One of the victims was shot in the face, another in the stomach, and a third suffered a graze wound to the neck. All survived.


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