Merge Restaurant Shooter Deemed Unfit For Trial

BUFFALO, N.Y. A dishwasher at a local restaurant who admitted to shooting two co-workers three years ago will not stand trial for the crime and is instead heading to a state psychiatric facility.

A judge has ruled the man responsible for the shooting incompetent by reason of mental disease or defect.

The shooting happened inside merge restaurant on Delaware Avenue January 2010.

Ricky Costner Jr. was killed and his father Ricky Costner Sr. was wounded.


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