Arrest in shooting death of Brooklyn church caretaker

A suspect wanted for killing a beloved caretaker inside the victim’s Brooklyn church was arrested Thursday morning, police said.

The killer chased Edward “Swain” James into the Glorious Church of God in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Monday, shooting him in the back.

Police believe James, 62, was the intended target and said the shooter chased him from the street into the church on Halsey St. at Marcus Garvey Blvd.

Edward (Swain) James, 62, was shot in the back inside the Glorious Church of God in Bedford-Stuyvesant just before 5:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. A suspect wanted for killing a beloved caretaker inside the victim’s Brooklyn church was arrested Thursday morning, police said.

The killer chased Edward “Swain” James into […]

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