Cops busted a second suspect in connection to the hate-fueled assault on two males inside a Brooklyn bodega earlier this month, authorities mentioned early Tuesday.
Christopher Clemente, 37, was busted at 5:50 p.m. Monday and charged with tried homicide, theft, assault, aggravated harassment, harassment and legal possession of a weapon — all as hate crimes — in connection to the brutal Sept. 4 assault, police mentioned.
The victims had been shopping for meals when Clemente, Jonathan Carter, 31, and a 3rd suspect beat them with a glass bottle and a screwdriver and robbed them of an iPhone and money — all whereas making homophobic feedback, police mentioned.
The older sufferer was handled at Woodhull Medical Heart for a puncture wound on his chin and a minimize on his lips, cops mentioned.
The youthful sufferer went to the Kings County Hospital Heart with a minimize on his proper hand and shoulder.
Each are listed in steady situation.
Carter was busted final week and in addition hit with a slew of expenses — together with tried homicide — in connection to the surprising assault.
Cops are nonetheless on the lookout for the third suspect, authorities mentioned.