Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting

- An arrest has been made in the shooting death of an Erie man last weekend . 24 year old Dominic Diaz faces charges for the Aug. 23 shooting death of 39 year old Hercules Rieger at the intersection of East 11th and Wayne Streets on Saturday August 23.

According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook Rieger died of a gunshot wound to the chest. Riegers death is the eighth homicide in the city this year.

Diaz was taken into custody late Friday night at a west side tavern. He faces charges of criminal homicide, murder, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, possession of a weapon, and firearms not to be carried without a license.

Diaz is in the county jail and is ineligible for bond.

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