Detectives Arrest Two Men in Shots Fired Incident that Occurred Outside the Homewood Suites in Liverpool

Town of Salina, New York- The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that two men have been charged in connection with the multiple gunshots fired outside the Homewood Suites in Liverpool that occurred on November 30th, 2020.

Detectives have charged 24-year-old Cassieum Pitts of Syracuse and 20-year-old Maurice Owens, also of Syracuse, with criminal possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree, criminal use of a firearm in the 2nd degree and reckless endangerment in the 1st degree. Pitts was apprehended on February 19th and Owens was apprehended on Tuesday.

The two men are accused of firing multiple gunshots at each other, in what appeared to be a gang-related dispute while in the parking lot of the Homewood Suites.

Pitts was arraigned on February 19th, with bail set at $10,000 cash $20,000 bond. Pitts bonded out on February 20th. Owens was arraigned Wednesday morning with bail set at $5,000 cash $10,000 bond. He bonded out that afternoon.