Watertown shooting victims identified, suspect is dead

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(UPDATE) — State Police and the Watertown City Police Department have identified the two victims who were killed in the shooting incident as Maxine M. Quigg, 50 from Wellesley Island, N.Y., and Terence M. O’Brien, 53 from Black River, N.Y. Both victims worked at the Bridgeview Real Estate Agency where the shooting occurred. 

A State Police K9 unit observed the suspect vehicle on Route 11B in the town of Dickinson in Franklin County, and attempted to pull the vehicle over.  The driver, identified as Barry Stewart, drove off the roadway and was found inside the vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

He was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

(UPDATE) — New York State Police have confirmed that the suspect, Barry Stewart is deceased from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

(UPDATE) — State Police say they located the suspect in Franklin County around 2 p.m. Wednesday. He is in custody and his condition is unknown according to state police.

Watertown Mayor Jeff Smith said, “Moments ago I received word from law enforcement that the alleged shooter, Barry K. Stewart, was located near the St. Lawrence County/Franklin County line. The community should be advised that Mr. Stewart no longer presents a threat to public safety. “

He released a statement Wednesday afternoon:

The suspect is believed to be driving a 2020 F150 Grey Ford Pickup with push bumpers

License plate HUS-5491

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Clinton Street in the City of Watertown is closed after a deadly shooting Wednesday afternoon.

New York State Police identified the shooting suspect as Barry Stewart. A photo of Stewart is pictured above. Below is a photo of the vehicle the suspect was driving, released before the suspect was found.

Location of shooting

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