NEW YORK CITY — The suspected gunman in a 2013 East Harlem shooting was arrested Saturday, police said.
Edwin Burgos, 59, of East Harlem, was arrested and charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon, more than three years after the shooting death of Luciano Cajigas, according to the NYPD.
Police said Burgos and Bensonhurst resident Cajigas, 28, were in a heated dispute on June 2, 2013, outside 435 E. 105th St. about 1:25 p.m., when Burgos allegedly shot Cajigas multiple times in the torso.
Cajigas was rushed to Metropolitan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.
The cause of the 2013 dispute was unknown. The NYPD identified Burgos as a suspect in October of 2014.
The shooting came during a particularly bloody New York City weekend in 2013, in which seven people were killed and more than 25 others were injured by gun violence, leading to an increase in NYPD manpower throughout the city by then-Commissioner Ray Kelly.