Suspect in East New York double murder arrested in West Virginia

Cops caught the suspect in an East New York double homicide, barricaded in a house down in West Virginia, police sources said.

A wig-wearing Charles Hernandez, 47, allegedly used an AR-15-style rifle to gun down a man and woman on Van Siclen Avenue near Livonia Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police.

Hernandez, in a blond wig and blue trench coat, allegedly fired of 27 rounds, striking Chioteke Thompson, 23, in the face and Stephanie Perkins, 39, in the back, according to police and video of the incident.

Both died at the scene.

Hernandez was barricaded in a house, and law enforcement had to use teargas to get him out, sources said.

The accused gunman, who also goes by Charles Joy, served two stints in prison.

One was a 15-year term for a 1992 assault when he was also charged weapons possession and reckless endangerment.

In 2006, he was locked up again for 12 years for criminal possession of a weapon.

He was let out on parole in October 2018.

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