Kamau Kiarie arrested in fatal shooting of Michael Santiago in Mount Vernon

Police announced that both the suspect and victim

Police announced that both the suspect and victim are from the Bronx.

MOUNT VERNON - Authorities say that both the suspect and victim in a fatal broad daylight shooting in Mount Vernon are from the Bronx. 

According to police, 35-year-old Kamau Kiarie shot and killed 26-year-old Michael Santiago in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Sheridan and East Lincoln avenues Tuesday afternoon. 

Kiarie has been charged with second-degree murder. He also has prior arrests for menacing and sexual assault. 

Investigators do not believe the shooting was random, and are looking into the relationship between the two men.

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