2 suspects arrested in connection to fatal shooting at Lynn playground

Brandon Jesurum, 34, and a dog were killed in Saturday's attack, according to officials.

A shooting that killed a man and a dog and injured several people happened at the Warren Street Playground in Lynn Saturday night, authorities said.
A shooting that killed a man and a dog and injured several people happened at the Warren Street Playground in Lynn Saturday night, authorities said. –Diamond Naga Siu for The Boston Globe

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to a quadruple shooting in Lynn Saturday night, where shots rang out at a playground and left a 34-year-old man and a dog dead, authorities announced Monday.

Rogelleo Morrison, 43, and Luis Falcon, 25, both of Lynn, were charged for the attack at Warren Street Playground, according to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office.

Morrison was charged with murder and armed assault to murder, officials said. Falcon faces a charge of accessory after the fact of murder.

“I greatly appreciate the hard work of the Lynn Police detectives, the State Police detectives assigned to my office and other Mass State Police assets who worked around the clock to find those responsible for this brazen attack,” Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said in a statement.

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Prosecutors said Lynn police responded to the playground around 7:20 p.m. on Aug. 24 for a report of shots fired.

Brandon Jesurum was brought to Salem Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

“Three other people were shot — an 18-year old woman, a 20-year old woman and a 49-year old man — and survived,” officials said. “The 49-year old man’s dog was shot and did not survive.”

According to prosecutors, there was a basketball tournament at the park at the time of the shooting.

Morrison and Falcon were expected to be arraigned in Lynn District Court Monday. Officials said the investigation remains ongoing.