2 men charged in connection with shooting near Penn Station

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly triple shooting earlier this month near Penn Station.

Francisco Alsina, 23, of Mastic, is charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, and criminal possession of a weapon.

27-year old Vincent Arcona of Medford is charged with tampering with physical evidence and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Alsina, the suspected gunman, was taken into custody by the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Rhode Island.

He was tracked through his cell phone and finally located at a relative's house.

A silver .380 handgun was recovered inside a bag in his possession.

Arcona, was arrested after police said he checked himself into a Bronx hospital. He allegedly used an alias when he walked into Bronx Lebanon Hospital seeking medication and a psychological evaluation.

Hospital staff recognized him as one of the two men wanted in the Midtown shooting and called police.

The shooting happened at about 6:15 a.m. in the stairwell of a subway station near the McDonald's on West 34th Street and Eighth Avenue.

One man was killed and two others injured. Police released surveillance photos of the suspects shortly afterwards.

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