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Man arrested in fatal shooting of wife, stepson in Bronx

CLAREMONT, Bronx — A 49-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges in the shooting deaths of his wife and stepson in the Bronx.

Antonion Robinson was charged with the murders of his wife and stepson, police said on October 2, 2016. (Photo: PIX11)

Antonio Robinson was charged with the killings of his wife and stepson, police said. (Photo: PIX11)

Police say Antonio Robinson was arrested after fire department personnel responding to a report of a gas leak in an apartment on Fulton Avenue Saturday night found the victims with gunshot wounds to their heads.

Police identified the victims as 27-year-old Tyrell Bell and 50-year-old Sharon Epps. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Neighbors and loved ones remembered the victims fondly.

"I feel very sad, it's very sad," Raquel Toro, a neighbor told PIX11.

It wasn't clear if Robinson had a lawyer who could comment on his behalf.

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