Watch CBS News

Man Suspected Of Killing Caretaker Inside Brooklyn Church Under Arrest, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A man accused of killing a caretaker inside a Brooklyn church has been arrested, police say.

Edward James, 62, was shot in the back Monday inside the Glorious Church of God on Halsey Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

MORETracking Shootings In NYC

Police arrested Moriyah Lewis, 39, of the Bronx, on second-degree murder. They say he chased James into the church and shot him.

The motive is still unclear.

You can get the latest news, sports and weather on our brand new CBS New York app. Download here.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.